Q: How frequently should I see a registered dietitian? And why? If you are diagnosed with celiac disease, both the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the National Institute of Health recommend consults with a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) skilled in celiac disease.1,2 The NIH recommends continuous long-term follow-up by a multidisciplinary team, including an RDN1 but does not offer …
Q: Can a person with celiac disease have symptoms from airborne gluten? I was volunteering at a food pantry, I was putting bagels, cookies muffins into individual bags. I did have plastic gloves on, but today I was having some celiac symptoms. Gluten has to get into the GI tract to cause a reaction in celiac disease. Inhaling is one …
Do you have any patients reacting to quinoa? Is quinoa consumption totally safe for celiac and for non-celiac gluten sensitivity patients? How would you approach a case where a patient is complaining about quinoa?
Should I get some kind of vitamin blood test done yearly? What type of supplements or vitamins should I be taking? My doctor just says to stay on a gluten-free diet.
I have read that there is arsenic in brown rice. What about brown rice flour? As a celiac, brown rice and/or brown rice flour are consumed daily. Advice or any recommendations?
If you have celiac disease do you also have to avoid dairy products?
When I buy packaged gluten-free cookies or other dessert items, I find they have too much sugar. How can I find gluten-free items with less sugar?
Can you review which tests are important to have following a celiac diagnosis? Should my doctor be checking Vitamins K, D and any others?
How to check to make sure a person with celiac disease is not getting any gluten? What, if any, blood tests? How often to see gastroenterologist?
If I eat meat/poultry/fish (non-organic/farm raised), would this trigger celiac disease?