Celiac Disease and Gluten-Free in the News

A recent report found traces of glyphosate in many oat-based breakfast products, some of which are considered gluten-free. Read the New York Times article about this. EWG provides more details on the test results from various products as well as follow-up information. Popular Science discusses this here. Bob's Red Mill has a statement on glyphosate.

See Gluten-Free Watchdog's latest update on Gluten-Free Labeling Issues and concerns raised with the FDA.

This Allergic Living article discusses 5 Conditions Linked to Celiac. Those 5 conditions are Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Oral Tissue Inflammation, Pancreatitis, Down Syndrome and Autism.

This Allergic Living article features Dr. Alessio Fasano talking about Diagnosing Asymptomatic Celiac Disease.

The latest issue of Gluten-Free Living features articles on vegetarian/vegan and gluten-free, the challenge of finding food that is truly gluten-free and much more. Some articles may be viewed for free on-line.

Now that the kids have been back at school for a few weeks, it is a great time to review some School Survival Tips from Amy Keller, MS, RD, LD. Don't forget to review NCA's school resources for a successful year.

This New York Times magazine article tells a story about a patient who did *not* have celiac disease.

See the stats a recent study found on the global prevalence of celiac disease

Coeliac UK, the national Celiac Group in the UK, conducted a study which found that 30% of people there with celiac disease are now diagnosed. However, it also states that 1 in 4 were previously misdiagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome and it takes an average of 13 years for a person to be diagnosed with celiac disease in the UK.