Celiac Disease

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Mon, Jan 30 1:21pm · Does Celiac Disease Contribute to Other Autoimmune Diseases?

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? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=079KrH8k01Q&feature=youtu.be Mesenteric Panniculitis is a rare inflammatory disease [...]

Fri, Jan 20 5:19am · Is There a Link Between Celiac Disease and Heart Disease?

Celiac disease has been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, but the evidence base is limited.  Dr. Rekha Mankad, M.D., discusses the potential link, based on two recent studies, published in Digestive and Liver Disease, and Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1zhNtLCkWM [...]

Dec 20, 2016 · Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

Jacalyn See and Madalynn Strong, registered dietitians from Mayo Clinic’s Celiac Clinic discuss valuable tips for maintaining a gluten-free diet during the holidays. For more information about celiac disease, visit mayoclinic.org/celiac disease         [...]

Dec 15, 2016 · When Your Diagnoses of Celiac Disease is in Question

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 [...]

Aug 17, 2016 · Liver Involvement in Celiac Disease

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 [...]

Jun 29, 2016 · The Gluten ELISA Test Kit

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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8wx8kf-_QQ&feature=youtu.be [...]

May 13, 2016 · Mayo Clinic Dietitian Weighs in on Diet and the Celiac Patient

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 [...]

May 11, 2016 · The Oats Conundrum

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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNjZW2hhfz8&feature=youtu.be Points to [...]

May 10, 2016 · Ultra-short Celiac Disease

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 [...]

May 10, 2016 · New Drug Shows Promise for Celiac Patients

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 [...]
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