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January 30th, 2017

Does Celiac Disease Contribute to Other Autoimmune Diseases?

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Dr. Joseph Murray, M.D., addresses a question posted by a member on Mayo Clinic Connect: Are there any proven links between mesenteric panniculitis and other autoimmune diseases I have, such as celiac disease or small fiber neuropathy? Mesenteric Panniculitis is a rare inflammatory disease that affects the subcutaneous adipose tissue of the mesentery or the small bowel area […]

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Tags: celiac disease, Joseph Murray, Mayo Clinic Connect, mesenteric panniculitis, peripheral neuropathy, small fiber neuropathy


December 15th, 2016

When Your Diagnoses of Celiac Disease is in Question

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Blood tests for celiac disease are usually accurate, but what does it mean when there is a discrepancy between biopsies suggesting celiac disease, but blood tests are negative? In response to a question from a Mayo Clinic Connect member, Dr. Joseph Murray, M.D., explains that there may be other conditions that can cause changes in the intestinal biopsy […]

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Tags: celiac disease, https://connect.mayoclinic.org, IgA, intestinal damage, Joseph Murray, tropical sprue


May 13th, 2016

Mayo Clinic Dietitian Weighs in on Diet and the Celiac Patient

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

The only current treatment for celiac disease is a strict, lifelong gluten-free diet. The Internet can be a great help, but can also be a source of confusion and misinformation. In this Q and A discussion, Dr. Joseph Murray, M.D., and Jacalyn See, clinical dietitian, talk about the benefits of medical nutrition advice provided by […]

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Tags: celiac disease awareness, diet, dietitian, gluten free diet, Jacalyn See, Joseph Murray, medical nutrition


May 11th, 2016

The Oats Conundrum

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

A plethora of questions surrounds patients with celiac disease, regarding the consumption of oats while following a gluten-free diet. Dr. Joseph Murray, M.D., and Jacalyn See, clinical dietitian, take an in-depth look and discuss some of the misconceptions about oats and the celiac patient. Points to consider: In response to numerous queries concerning the use of oats in […]

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Tags: celiac disease, FDA, gluten free diet, Jacalyn See, Joseph Murray, MedWatch, North American Society for the Study of Celiac Disease (NASSCD), oats


May 10th, 2016

Ultra-short Celiac Disease

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Celiac disease primarily affects the small intestine, which is about 25 feet long. When celiac disease affects the duodenal bulb, the topmost part of the duodenum, it is diagnosed as ultra-short celiac disease. A recent study, published in Gastroenterology, found that a single biopsy of the duodenal bulb significantly increases the diagnostic yield for celiac […]

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Tags: celiac disease, duodenum, Gastroenterology, Joseph Murray, ultra-short celiac disease


May 10th, 2016

New Drug Shows Promise for Celiac Patients

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

So far, treatment for celiac disease has been limited to a gluten-free diet, but as clinicians and researchers understand more about the causes of this disease, it has opened up many avenues for development of new treatment. There are at least 3 drugs that have shown hints of promise in small clinical trials, and larazotide acetate […]

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Tags: celiac disease, Joseph Murray, larazotide acetate, Phase-3 clinical trial


May 6th, 2016

Liver Involvement in Celiac Disease

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Although celiac disease primarily affects the gut, the clinical spectrum of celiac disease is remarkably varied, and the disease can affect many extraintestinal organs, including the liver. Dr. Joseph Murray, M.D., reviews a study published in the World Journal of Gastroenterology, which identifies strategies for the diagnosis and treatment of these disorders in childhood. Celiac disease is […]

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Tags: celiac disease, Joseph Murray, liver disease, pediatric, World Journal of Gastroenterology


May 5th, 2016

The Gluten-Free Diet: A Practical Look

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Celiac disease is a global disease, and currently the only available treatment is a gluten-free diet. In the developed world there are a lot of resources for people with celiac disease who need to be on a gluten-free diet, but it is still a substantial challenge. As celiac disease is being diagnosed in other countries, social, […]

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Tags: celiac disease, gluten free diet, Joseph Murray, mucosal healing, Nature Reviews


April 19th, 2016

The Gluten ELISA Test Kit

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

If you have celiac disease, you may rely on commercial test kits for detecting gluten in food. But how reliable are these test kits for gluten detection? Dr. Joseph Murray, M.D., evaluates the ELISA test kits, based upon a study published in Cereal Chemistry. The team of researchers who set out to evaluate the accuracy of […]

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Tags: celiac disease, Cereal Chemistry, ELISA test, FDA, gluten, gluten free, Joseph Murray


April 11th, 2016

Following Opportunity: Dr. Joseph Murray, Recipient of the NUI Galway 2016 Alumni Award

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

NUI Galway, in Ireland, ranked among the top 2% of universities in the world recently presented the Alumni Awards, recognizing individual excellence and achievements among the University’s more than 80,000 graduates worldwide. Amongst an impressive roll call of outstanding graduates who have gone on to honour their alma mater, Dr, Joseph Murray, M.D. received the […]

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Tags: awards, celiac disease, Joseph Murray, NUI Galway


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