Celiac Disease

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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 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


November 12th, 2015

10 Things Gastroenterologists Should Know About Celiac Disease

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

As celiac disease (CD) becomes increasingly common, healthcare providers need to stay current on the best ways to diagnose and manage this disease. In a paper published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Dr. Joseph Murray, M.D., along with Dr. Amy Oxentenko, M.D., reviews 10 important things that gastroenterologists need to know about celiac disease, based on current evidence and […]

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Tags: Amy Oxentenko, celiac disease, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, diagnosis, gluten free diet, Joseph Murray, treatment


October 28th, 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


October 28th, 2015

A Review of Treatments Available for Celiac Disease

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

A gluten-free diet is central to the management of celiac disease, and has historically been the only treatment, although several potential therapies are now under development. In a paper published in Gastroenterology Reports, Dr. Joseph Murray, M.D., reviews the current landscape of new treatment approaches, and where these are in the development pipeline. Read the […]

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Tags: celiac disease, Gastroenterology Reports, gluten free diet, Joseph Murray, treatment


September 17th, 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


September 13th, 2015

Diagnosing Celiac Disease Not Always a One-Step Process

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

This article originally appeared on the Mayo Clinic News Network DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My blood test for celiac disease came back negative, but I am still having symptoms. Is it possible that I still could have it? What should my next steps be? ANSWER: The symptoms and presentation of celiac disease can vary quite a […]

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Tags: celiac disease, gluten free diet, Lucinda Harris, Mayo Clinic News Network, upper endoscopy


August 15th, 2015

Can Enzymes Help Celiac Disease Patients from Gluten Exposure?

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

For patients with celiac disease, a gluten-free diet is the only treatment option currently. The diet requires total elimination of gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, which when ingested can cause an autoimmune reaction, resulting in mucosal damage to the small intestine. Joseph Murray, M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic shares his expertise with […]

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Tags: celiac disease, enzyme, gluten free diet, Joseph Murray, National Foundation for Celiac Awareness


March 13th, 2015

Celiac Disease Symptoms and Hidden Gluten

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Are you wondering why your celiac disease symptoms aren’t getting better after going on a gluten-free diet? Jacalyn See, a registered clinical dietitian, discusses the risks of hidden gluten and provides tips to help patients with celiac disease maintain a gluten-free diet. For more information about celiac disease, visit mayoclinic.org/celiacdisease.

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Tags: celiac disease, gluten free, gluten free diet, Jacalyn See


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