Is Celiac Disease Caused By a Virus???

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There is an interesting study about a link between a virus and a possible cause of Celiac Disease. Remember this is a study and this theory hasn’t been proven. 1. Why was this study conducted? Approximately, 30 percent Americans carry the gene that makes us more susceptible to Celiac but only 1 percent carries the disease. Why does some children develop Celiac and others don’t? According to Dr. Terence Durnody from the University Pittsburg, a...
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Building an Emergency Kit

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We all live in areas where disasters can happen whether it is hurricane, earthquakes, tornados, blizzards and floods or power outages. We need to be proactive and take control of an uncontrollable situation and an emergency kit is critical especially if you have celiac or gluten sensitivity.  Here are some suggestions that I would like to share on how to set up a kit. I separated it into categories so it will be more organized...
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The 504 Plan

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What is the 504 Plan? Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities act of 1990 protect those with disabilities. Celiac disease and gluten sensitives are considered the “Invisible Disability” the ADA classifies Celiac disease, food allergies and other intolerances as an Invisible Disability. This law requires schools to remove barriers to learning which includes accommodating a child’s gluten free diet Who Qualifies for the 504 Plan? Any student that...
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It’s Back to School Time!

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The Top 5 Things Every Parent Should Know Before Their Child Goes Back to School It won’t be long until school begins.  If your child suffers from Celiac Disease, gluten sensitivity or other food allergies, you might feel a sense of dread because you know too well the social and emotional challenges the lie ahead as you help your child manage their condition.  For some of you with children with severe allergies, you may have...
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Preparing for Family Gatherings

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Mother’s Day, Graduation, and Memorial Day are fast approaching, and you may find yourself entertaining during this time. If you or any of your guests have Celiac Disease, gluten sensitivity, or any other food allergies, you will need to clean your kitchen thoroughly to avoid any cross-contamination.

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