Celiac Disease

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October 28, 2015

The Effect of a Gluten Free Diet on Liver Function Tests

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Intestinal damage can be just the tip of the iceberg of gluten’s repercussions on a patient with celiac disease. The disease is also commonly associated with liver damage, and current medical guidelines recommend routine screening of liver function tests (LFTs) in patients diagnosed with celiac disease. A team of researchers, including Dr. Joseph Murray, M.D., recently […]

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Tags: American Journal of Gastroenterology, celiac disease, gluten free diet, Joseph Murray, liver function tests


September 17, 2015

Trends and Racial Differences in Celiac Disease

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

A recently published article in The American Journal of Gastroenterology explores the racial disparities in the prevalence of celiac disease, and a growing trend among people without celiac disease who avoid gluten. Dr. Joseph Murray, M.D., explains the main take-aways of the article: The prevalence of celiac disease in the general US population of adults aged 50 years and older […]

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Tags: American Journal of Gastroenterology, celiac disease, gluten free diet, Joseph Murray


August 27, 2015

Breast Feeding and Gluten Introduction: What Research Tells Us

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

For patients with celiac disease, conceiving, delivering, and nursing healthy babies are not insurmountable challenges. Past research has led to the hypothesis that infant feeding practices and early or delayed introduction to gluten are key to the development of celiac disease. However, two recent studies published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, co-authored by Joseph A. Murray, M.D., […]

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Tags: American Journal of Gastroenterology, breast feeding, celiac disease, gluten, Joseph Murray


August 3, 2015

Mining for ‘Gold’ in Human Faeces

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist and celiac disease expert Joseph Murray, M.D., discusses recent research, published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, which examines the identification of a gluten-degrading enzyme as a potential novel treatment for celiac disease. Researchers examined bacteria in stool samples of healthy people, and characterized enzymes made by bacteria that adapted to eat or degrade gluten. […]

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Tags: American Journal of Gastroenterology, celiac disease, gluten, Joseph Murray, microbiome


April 8, 2015

Celiac Disease Prevalence

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Joseph Murray, M.D., discusses a recently published article in the American Journal of Gastroenterology. The study looks at the overall increased prevalence of celiac disease in the United States from 1988 to 2012. For more information about celiac disease, visit mayoclinic.org/celiacdisease. Dr. Murray is a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, specializing in the care of celiac […]

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Tags: American Journal of Gastroenterology, celiac disease, Joseph Murray


June 6, 2014

Celiac Disease or Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity?

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Joseph Murray, M. D., discusses a recently published journal article in the American Journal of Gastroenterology about the diagnosis difference between celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity. The article, published by two different centers in Boston, examines and tries to differentiate between celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity in over 200 patients. The patients examined had […]

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Tags: AJG, American Journal of Gastroenterology, celiac disease, gluten free, gluten sensitivity, Joseph Murray, non-celiac gluten sensitivity


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