Celiac Disease and Gluten Free in the News

Did you miss the Is it Celiac Disease and Something Else, or Something Else Entirely? SIBO, IBS, and Other Intestinal Disorders webinar with NCA and the Harvard Medical School Celiac Education and Research Program? Watch it now!
A study found that the patients who consumed healthy dietary patterns reflective of typical Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) or Mediterranean diet patterns had a lower odds ratio of celiac disease incidence. Click here to learn more.
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Alessio Fasano, MD, presented The First 1,000 Days Of Life To Decide Our Clinical Destiny: The Gut Microbiota, Permeability, and Immune System Triangulation. Click here to watch.
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This article discusses a recent study that provides data supporting a link between celiac disease and female reproductive disorders. Researchers found that people with celiac disease have a two times higher risk for endometriosis, three times higher risk for polycystic ovary syndrome and six times higher risk for ovarian dysfunction. Click here to learn more.
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The Canadian Celiac Association released this publication from their state of celiac disease survey with several key findings in the area of health inequities, affordability, and access to safe food. Click here to read the report.
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In this correlative study, initial and follow-up duodenal biopsies from 181 patients with celiac disease were evaluated. No correlation was found between Marsh scores and symptoms, normalization of serology, or diet adherence, but the authors found mucosal healing varied by age. They concluded "Pathologist awareness of expected findings in celiac disease follow-up biopsies, including their frequent lack of correlation with clinical data, is important for patient management, and has implications for eligibility criteria for therapeutics currently in development." Click here to learn more.
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The Society for the Study of Celiac Disease recently released a statement about gluten-sniffing dogs. "After careful consideration and consultation with experts in the field, at this time, the Society for the Study of Celiac Disease does not recommend the use of gluten-sniffing dogs as a reliable method for detecting gluten in food products for people with celiac disease." Click here to learn more.
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This study found that Black patients with biopsy-confirmed celiac disease are more likely to have negative diagnostic blood tests. Click here to learn more.
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This study looked at the feasibility of a "no biopsy" approach to diagnosing celiac disease in adults with symptoms. Click here to learn more.
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This study found that food additive E551, also known as silicone dioxide, might promote the development of autoimmune conditions such as celiac disease. Click here to learn more.
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