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Treatment of celiac disease

challenge as the person with celiac disease learns to scrutinize the menu for foods with gluten and question the waiter or chef about possible hidden sources of gluten. However, with…

FAQ: If I understand correctly, there isn’t a gluten allergy because celiac is an autoimmune response, while gluten intolerance is a gastrointestinal response. For someone to have a gluten allergy they would have to be allergic to the proteins of glutenin and gliadin and have an allergic response. Is it even possible to have a true allergy to glutenin and gliadin? Obviously I am not an expert but from my research there isn’t a gluten allergy, it is a misused/inaccurate phrase that is used to describe gluten intolerance and non celiac gluten sensitivity.

…proteins). As for what we call “non celiac-gluten sensitivity”, there is evidence that gluten is the real culprit in only a small fraction of patients who report this condition. Other…

FAQ: Some have suggested the term “gluten-related disorders” instead of “gluten intolerance” as an umbrella term for celiac disease, gluten sensitivity and wheat allergy. What are your thoughts?

implications of a specific mechanism for the adverse effects of gluten ingestion. That said, we also agree with the term “gluten-related disorders,” which is just as non-committing as “gluten intolerance.”…

Diagnosis of celiac disease

…child may have to eat gluten for 4 to 8 weeks (a gluten challenge) in order to have a biopsy as if that child has been eating gluten for several…