Topics & Tags: Celiac Disease

By  Christopher Cutler, M.D. Many people with celiac disease present with classic gastrointestinal symptoms such as diarrhea, gas, bloating, abdominal pain, and weight loss.  However, other people have no GI complaints and may present with non-specific symptoms, making the diagnosis of celiac disease very difficult.  The following is a list of some conditions which, if […]

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OVERVIEW Lactose is the sugar found in milk and dairy products such as cheese and yogurt. After eating dairy products that contain this sugar, usually lactase, a digestive enzyme of the small intestine, helps to breakdown this complex sugar into two simple sugars, glucose and galactose. These simple sugars are then absorbed in the small […]

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Have you been recently diagnosed with Celiac Disease? Are you looking for celiac disease treatment?  Are you finding it difficult to transition into a gluten-free diet plan?     Most people are overwhelmed by the challenge of eating gluten-free as a part of celiac disease treatment. Here is a 7-day beginner’s Gluten-Free Meal Plan to help you start […]

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Tasty Gluten-Free Recipes For Any Celiac Disease Sufferer For the enthusiastic sports fans, the start of the Fall season only means one thing:  It’s Football Season!  Let the tailgating begin.  No one wants to be left out of these popular game day favorites. At Granite Peaks Gastroenterology, we’re happy to pass along these gluten-free recipes […]

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An estimated 3 million Americans are living with Celiac Disease, and 83% don’t even know they have the disease. That’s a staggering statistic, especially with all of the noise on the market promoting gluten-free foods and beverages.  According to an article from Food Navigator, “Mintel, which has one of the broadest definitions [of gluten-free], pegs […]

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According to the Calorie Control Council, “the average American may consume more than 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat from snacking and feasting.” The following are some tips to help decrease the caloric increase, according to Toby Amidor, from US News: Turkey: “Smaller birds are usually more tender than larger birds in which could […]

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The Food and Drug Administration announced early August, 2013 that gluten free labels on food products are required to have only trace amounts of gluten. A gluten-free diet has exploded in popularity in recent years, creating a billion dollar market for food products that cater to the diet.  However, not all ‘Gluten-Free’ foods were true, […]

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