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Learn About Celiac

 

Help and information

 

Celiac.com  –  

Celiac Disease and Gluten-free Diet Information Since 1995.

Celiac.org  – 

20 Years of Generating Awareness and Support — includes Kids Korner.

Celiac Sprue Association

Providing information for celiacs and medical professionals under a banner proclaiming “Celiacs Helping Celiacs,” here you can find out about celiac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis, diet and lifestyle, ”in the kitchen,” local support and resources.

Under Celiac Disease Defined, they begin with the following:

Where did the term “Celiac Disease” come from?

Celiac sprue disease was first described in the second century, but it wasn’t until the 20th century that rudimentary causative factors were identified. Terminology changed as research confirmed that celiac disease diagnosed in children was the same disease as non-tropical sprue diagnosed in adults. The term “celiac disease” is now most commonly used. Another term for the same condition includes “gluten sensitive enteropathy.”

 The CSA Cel-Kid’s Network, Diet Self-Management, Recipes, CSA’s Executive Chef (you can email questions to him, or recommend local chefs who “do gluten-free right”) are a few of the manyofferings here.

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse  – 

From the National Institutes of Health:  the NDDIC provides education, information, suggestions.

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