Dining Gluten-Free in Puerto Rico!

Meet Paola … student … foodie … blogger! Below she shares her health journey leading up to a diagnosis of both gluten and lactose intolerance and also provides great tips for dining out in Puerto Rico! Hello, my name is Paola! I was born in Puerto Rico and still live here with my family and […] read more

On March 2nd, 2019, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Children not receiving proper follow-up care after initial diagnosis of celiac disease, according to research

  According to research published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology many children are not receiving proper follow-up care after initial diagnosis of celiac disease.  According to a recent article on www.healio.com (January 7, 2019) … “Although guidelines recommended dietitian education regarding a [gluten-free diet] and annual GI follow-up visits many may not be receiving appropriate treatment as 1 in […] read more

On January 8th, 2019, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Could Microbial Transglutaminase, A Common Food Additive, Cause & Trigger Celiac Disease

As researchers continue to study which environmental factors may contribute to the cause or trigger of celiac disease, a review in Frontiers in Pediatrics (Microbial Transglutaminase Is Immunogenic and Potentially Pathogenic in Pediatric Celiac Disease) reports that microbial transglutaminase, a common food additive, could possibly be both a cause and trigger, though more research is needed. Learn more […] read more

On January 6th, 2019, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Turkish schools to offer gluten-free meals

December 14, 2018 Meltem Özgenç – ANKARA Turkey’s Health Ministry and Education Ministry are set to cooperate for students who are gluten-intolerant, ordering schools across Turkey to offer gluten-free meals for pupils with the celiac disease. Students will be asked when applying to schools if they have gluten-intolerance. If they do, the school will be obligated to offer a gluten-free diet during lunches. School managements […] read more

On December 16th, 2018, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Garden Lites, Veggies Made Great! A Healthier Line of Gluten-Free Frozen Products

I find myself falling short of getting my daily recommended amounts of fruits and veggies (5-13 servings depending on age), how about you? Often I’m running out the door in the morning with a piece of toast in hand, and sometimes my teens are heading to school with same or dare I say, no breakfast […] read more

On December 10th, 2018, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Celiac and Cystic Fibrosis connection at the molecular level

Heidelberg, 30 November 2018 – Celiac disease is a severe autoimmune disorder of the intestine. It occurs when people develop sensitivity to gluten, a substance found in wheat, rye, and barley. An international research team from Italy and France has now uncovered a new molecular player in the development of gluten intolerance. Their discovery, published […] read more

On December 2nd, 2018, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

LifeScience explains how the celiac vaccine will work

In September (2018) ImmusanT announced first patient dosed in Phase 2 Trial of the Nexvax2 vaccine, the only disease-modifying  therapeutic candidate in clinical development for patients with celiac. LiveScience.com recently wrote an article describing how this vaccine works.  “An experimental “vaccine” for celiac disease is set to be tested in a new clinical trial to see if the treatment can […] read more

On November 11th, 2018, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

ImmusanT Announces Initiation of Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Therapeutic Vaccine for Celiac Disease

From ImmusanT Press Release 20 October 2018 Cambridge, MA   “CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – October 30, 2018 – ImmusanT, Inc., a clinical stage company leveraging its Epitope-Specific Immuno-Therapy™ (ESIT™) platform to deliver first-in-class peptide-based immunomodulatory vaccine therapies to patients with autoimmune diseases, initiated enrollment in Australia and New Zealand for its Phase 2 RESET CeD study […] read more

On November 1st, 2018, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by ,

Popularity of Gluten-Free Diet viewed as a “Double-Edged Sword” by People with Celiac, according to Calgary Study

As many in the celiac/gluten-sensitive community know, the growth in the gluten-free industry has both positive and negative consequences. More gluten-free products are available and many restaurants and bakeries are offering gluten-free options. Great! Unfortunately, some of those gluten-free options are still unsafe for our community if strict cross-contamination policies are not in place and […] read more

On October 3rd, 2018, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Autoimmune Psoriatic Arthritis and Celiac Disease

Psoriatic arthritis, an auto-immune condition, occurs in people with psoriasis and can cause painful inflammation of the joints. According to several studies people with psoriatic arthritis are more likely to have celiac disease and may benefit from a gluten-free diet. In a recent article (9.25.18) featured on MedicalNewsToday.com titled “Is there a link between gluten and PsA” […] read more

On September 26th, 2018, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center’s latest Impact Newsletter, August 2018

Check out The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center’s latest newsletter featuring the following informative articles, among others:   Food Intolerance: An Overview Arsenic and the Gluten-Free Diet Read the newsletter HERE   read more

On August 3rd, 2018, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Undiagnosed celiac disease tied to miscarriages and stillbirths

  (Reuters Health, Jun. 29, 2018, 4:34 PM) – Women with undiagnosed celiac disease may be more likely to have miscarriages or stillbirths than women who never get this diagnosis, a Danish study suggests. Once celiac disease is identified and treated with a gluten-free diet, however, women’s risks of pregnancy complications return to normal levels. […] read more

On July 2nd, 2018, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

High Prevalence of Celiac Disease among Patients with Iron-Deficiency Anemia

People with celiac disease often present with iron-deficiency anemia (IDA) at time of diagnosis. Researchers performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine the prevalence of celiac disease in patients with IDA and found that approximately 1 in 31 patients with IDA have histologic evidence of celiac disease, justifying the practice of testing for celiac […] read more

On April 24th, 2018, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

New research identifies enzyme, possibly paving way for new treatments for celiac

Interesting research from Stanford University, California, on the switching on and off of Transglutaminase 2 (TG2). Researchers identified an enzyme that turns off TG2 which could lead to future treatments for celiac disease. (2.23.18) Stanford University study findings were published in American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology ‘s Journal of Biological Chemistry (from article published […] read more

On February 26th, 2018, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Biena Chickpea Snacks: Gluten-Free, Vegan, Kosher, Non-GMO, High Fiber & Protein

Poorvi Patodia, the founder and CEO of Boston-based Biena Foods, was on a mission when pregnant to satisfy her craving for healthy snacks and began experimenting with roasting chickpeas in her kitchen. When she finally succeeded in creating a light and crispy version without compromising the protein & fiber content found in whole chickpeas, she knew she had […] read more

On February 13th, 2018, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

CeliacCorner and The GFB: Gluten Free Bar Co. wish you a Happy, Healthy National Gluten-Free Day!

Happy New Year Gluten-Free folks! Congratulations to all who have successfully eliminated gluten (or working on it!) for improved health and well-being, whether diagnosed with celiac disease, gluten sensitivity/wheat allergy or living without it for other reasons. Did you know today, January 8th 2018, is National Gluten-Free Day! So we wish you a happy, healthy […] read more

On January 8th, 2018, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

View The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center’s 2017 Year End Report

The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center’s goal is to find a cure for celiac disease and we wish them well in this endeavor! Open here to view the center’s 2017 Year End Research Report summarizing their progress over the last year and addressing ongoing studies. If interested in donating to help fund their important […] read more

On December 29th, 2017, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Accurate celiac diagnosis in trial of new blood test

For those who self diagnose as having celiac disease or a gluten sensitivity and give up gluten, blood tests and biopsies considered later to confirm a diagnosis, or rule it out, will not be accurate (gluten needs to be in the system at time of testing). Researchers are now working on a blood test that […] read more

On December 26th, 2017, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Rates of Clostridium Difficile Twice as High in People with Celiac Disease

Clostridium Difficile (C. Difficile/CDI) is a bacterial infection with symptoms ranging from diarrhea to life-threatening inflammation of the colon (learn more from Mayo Clinic) According to a report published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology (published on-line 31 October 2017), researchers conducted a population-based study finding that people with Celiac Disease are at an increased risk […] read more

On December 23rd, 2017, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

ImmusanT Raises $40 million to Support Development of Celiac Vaccine

According to a Press Release dated 14 November 2017, ImmusanT of Cambridge, MA received $40 million in financing to help fund their research into a therapeutic vaccine (Nexvax2) to treat Celiac. Press Release – CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – November 14, 2017 – ImmusanT, Inc., a clinical-stage company developing Nexvax2®, a therapeutic vaccine designed to induce immune […] read more

On December 7th, 2017, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by