What is Celiac Disease and the Gluten Free Diet?

Celiac disease, also known as gluten intolerance, celiac sprue or nontropical sprue, can lead to other more serious complications such as chronic malnutrition, tooth decay and some cancers if left untreated (Murphy 2010).

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A list of gluten free food and restaurants for travelling celiacs in Israel.

Rough Draft: Argumentative Essay | My Gluten-free Life

I am the mother of a 15 year old boy with Gilbert's syndrome. He seems to have extreme symptoms. BR 3.0 to 4.3, icy cold white hands and feet, fatigue, started with yellow eyes and skin but now looks gray and his eyes are dull looking. He does not tolerate fast foods. He has some tremors and twitches. He sometimes sleeps 12-14 hours a day when feeling like this. He has an intolerance to antibiotics and antihistamines... I would like to get a little weight on him as he is 6 feet, 135 lbs, but alot of time he is just not hungry.

Symptoms: (awaiting the board's return)

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Fatigue (which always maked me feel very bad for being "lazy" and not having a "strong will")

Female, age 17
Symptoms: stomach aches, fatigue, garlic sensitivity, food coma, nausea, jaundice, loss of appetite, tiredness, intolerance to fats, tremors, loose bowels

Gluten-free-friendly hotels and restaurants in Ireland I discovered as a travelling celiac.

$1,000 scholarship to a college student staying healthy in college

Although a surprising number of Colombians have actually heard of Celiac disease (referred to as some strange disorder where you can't eat gluten), there definitely seems to be a lack of awareness about what foods can and actually do contain gluten.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome symptoms in women

Carmen Barcelo has a son with coeliac disease and lives in Majorca. She has written a travel guide to help her foreign visitors who need a gluten free diet.

Carragher Symptoms: IBS, back pain, alcohol intolerance – gets itchy and tingly arms, dry skin rash on arms and legs.

A lot of gluten free options are, in fact, more healthy

Male, age 15
Bilirubin readings: 3.0 - 4.3
Symptoms: cold hands and feet, fatigue, jaundice, intolerance to fried foods, tremors, muscle twitches

This paper will examine gluten-free products and address the opinion that this emerging trend tastes as good as any other food with gluten in them....

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Male, age 26
Bilirubin readings: 24, 26, 35, 42
Symptoms: dizziness, spaced out, cold hands and feet, heart palpitations, breathlessness, body aches, tremors, feeling cold, jaundice, pale skin, vitreous floaters, aching glands, weight loss, anxiety, caffeine intolerance, fatigue, visual focusing disturbances, swollen lymph nodes, difficulty swallowing, waking panic attacks, mental confusion, high blood pressure, night sweats, excessive thirst, excessive urination, constipation, diarrhea, irritability, kidney pain when urinating, restlessness, hypoglycemic reactions to food, fingernail changes, brain fog, head pressure, itchiness, alcohol intolerance, difficulty concentrating, poor memory, difficulty finding the right words, tingling legs

but only those that fall under the umbrella of gluten intolerance and ..

Carbohydrate Basics: Sugars, Starches and Fibers in …

An excellent celiac travel story on getting gluten free food in Iceland, including recommendations for restaurants and traditional Icelandic foods.