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Symptoms of Celiac Disease

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The skin manifestation of celiac disease, Dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) is the source of much physical – and emotional – aggravation for the estimated 15-25% of celiacs who struggle with it. Debilitatingly itchy and like celiac disease, often misdiagnosed, visible red bumps and raw blisters exact an additional emotional toll. Social stigmatization / avoidance of situations where skin can be seen by others Read More

What is Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that can occur in genetically predisposed people where the ingestion of gluten leads to damage in the small intestine. It is estimated to affect 1 in 100 people worldwide. Two and one-half million Americans are undiagnosed and are at risk for long-term health complications. When people with celiac disease …

Updates on Advances in Celiac Disease Screening What is Celiac Disease? The standard methods to diagnosis celiac disease involve serologic testing with confirmation from duodenal mucosal biopsy. There has been some debate as to whether celiac disease can be diagnosed based on serologic testing alone. A 2012 study published by the European Society for Paediatric …

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