The web can be a great resource after diagnosis, but navigating misinformation is an essential skill.
“Consider that there is about 20 feet of intestine coiled in the body and it’s easy to understand. That’s a lot of intestine that has to get better before we can call it healed.”
Video goes viral, while program guides the ‘how-tos’ of conversation.
From gluten content levels to the risks of skin lotions, a lot of fiction gets mashed into gluten-free “facts”. Even our wise celiac disease community can fall prey to fiction that circulates in the media or misconceptions from confusing terminology. It’s time to dispel some of the top myths. Myth: Celiac disease is on the rise because today’s wheat… Read more »
A California woman alleges that the Chinese food chain discriminates against those with celiac by charging more for gluten-free meals.
What seems like a harmless experiment could do more harm than good. A few years ago, a gluten-free manufacturer approached me to partner on a major social media campaign. The theme: “Try a gluten-free diet for two weeks and see how you feel.” I said no. While the promotion probably would have helped certain people identify symptoms that suggest a… Read more »