Tag Archives: celiac disease

Breaking News: Vaccine to treat celiac disease is closer than ever

ImmusanT, a biotechnology company out of Massachusetts is working on developing Nexxax2, a vaccine which could potentially treat or prevent celiac disease.  As of this week, they finished the Phase 1 b trial.  This means that we are now closer than ever to finding some sort of “cure” or treatment for celiac beyond the dietary […]

How likely is it that you have celiac disease?

Celiac disease is surprisingly a somewhat common disease, yet since we still know so little about it, it usually goes undiagnosed.  This article will examine where around the world this disease is most prevalent.  It used to be that celiac was considered a “Northern European” disease mostly found in people of Finnish, Swedish, German, and […]

Medical Benefits For Celiac Disease

As much as we like to complain about Celiac Disease and the many difficulties that come with this, it may be time to look to the positives.  There are some medical benefits and tax deductions you can get with Celiac disease.  I will talk about some of them below. 1. Tax Deductions You can deduct […]

Thoughts That Every Gluten Free Person Has While Dining Out or Grocery Shopping

Being gluten free can be a real struggle when it comes to eating out or even just grocery shopping; it involves scrutinizing labels, interviewing the server to death, and a general feeling of anxiety that comes along with being exposed to food and potential risks.  Unfortunately, food is not really something we can avoid, and […]

The Problem With Restaurants Offering “Gluten Free” Options

There is a problem going around that not a lot of people or restaurants or chefs are willing to talk about.  However, this problem is very serious for Celiacs and gluten free people like me.  Many restaurants are starting to offer gluten free food which is great in theory, because it gives us way more […]

Guide to Gluten Free Alcohol

When I became gluten free, people had all kinds of advice to give me about food, grocery shopping, restaurants, and baking, but no one ever really mentioned alcohol and what I could and couldn’t drink.  It turns out that there is definitely some alcohol that contains gluten, and a lot that does not.  I have […]

Things I Wish I Had Known Before Becoming Gluten Free

As with any lifestyle change, everything tends to change a little bit.  When I altered my diet, I expected what I ate to be different, but not much else.  I wish I had known that making a major diet change that would last the rest of my life would affect some other things.  While I […]