Meeting News

Portable gluten sensors may help improve quality of life in celiac disease

June 17, 2019
SAN DIEGO — A handheld gluten sensor could improve quality of life by helping patients with celiac disease alleviate fears about eating at…

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Cooking classes improve diet adherence, quality of life in celiac

May 20, 2019
SAN DIEGO — A series of cooking courses helped patients with celiac disease improve adherence to a gluten-free diet and their quality of life…

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Healio to report live from DDW 2019

May 17, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Over the next four days, the gastroenterology community will convene in the San Diego Convention Center for Digestive Disease Week…

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Nearly 25% of kids with autism have pica

May 7, 2019
Nearly one-quarter of children with autism spectrum disorder have pica — an eating disorder involving the eating of nonfood items —…

In the Journals

Novel algorithm assesses risk for progression to celiac disease in children

April 16, 2019
Researchers have developed a new algorithm to help assess risk for villous atrophy in children with potential celiac disease and identify which…

In the Journals

Budesonide possible treatment option for acute gluten exposure

March 25, 2019
A small case series conducted by researchers from the Celiac Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center highlighted the potential of an…


Fighting an 'invisible epidemic' during Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month

March 13, 2019
Faced with an increasing incidence and prevalence of autoimmune disease in the United States —approximately 23.5 million Americans are affected…

In the JournalsPerspective

Childhood exposure to systemic antibiotics linked to celiac disease

March 4, 2019
Exposure to systemic antibiotics in the first year of life may be a risk factor for later development of celiac disease, according to results of an…

In the Journals

Early enterovirus infection could trigger celiac disease in susceptible children

February 14, 2019
An enterovirus infection in early childhood could be a trigger for the development of celiac disease in children with increased genetic risk for the…

In the JournalsPerspective

Many children with celiac disease are lost to follow-up

January 7, 2019
One-quarter of children with celiac disease were lost to follow-up within a year of diagnosis and some failed to even see a gastroenterologist after…

In the Journals

Breath tests help identify treatable conditions in patients with suspected functional dyspepsia

December 11, 2018
Hydrogen breath tests could help diagnose treatable conditions in patients with suspected functional dyspepsia, according to research published in…

Meeting News

One-third of ‘gluten-free’ restaurant food contains gluten

October 19, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — As much as one-third of food labeled as gluten-free in restaurants are contaminated with gluten, according to research presented…

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Patients with celiac disease have trouble determining gluten exposure based on symptoms

October 17, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Patients with celiac disease who rely on symptoms to know when they have been exposed to gluten have trouble determining if they…

By the Numbers

National Celiac Disease Awareness Day: 7 updates on diagnosis, therapies

September 13, 2018
September 13 is recognized as National Celiac Disease Awareness Day, a day set aside to educate the public and raise awareness about the disease…

In the Journals

Gluten-free diet fails to improve microscopic colitis symptoms in patients without celiac disease

September 7, 2018
Dietary gluten intake does not appear to be linked to a risk for microscopic colitis in women, according to research published in The American

Guest Editorial

Patient Support in Face of ‘Wheat Sensitivity’ Imperative to Management

Healio Gastroenterology, June 2018
Peter H.R. Green, MD
About a decade ago, celiac disease experts worldwide were struck by the number of individuals being seen and claiming gluten sensitivity. This came…

Cover Story

Non-celiac Wheat Sensitivity: Emerging from the Shadow of Celiac Disease

Healio Gastroenterology, June 2018
When it comes to gluten-specific conditions, celiac disease is by far the most well-known. An estimated 2.5 million Americans are affected by the…

Meeting NewsPerspective

Most who avoid gluten lack symptoms of intolerance, sensitivity

June 5, 2018
WASHINGTON — Most individuals on a gluten-free diet do not avoid gluten because of specific gluten-related symptoms, according to data…

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Undiagnosed celiac disease more common in women

June 4, 2018
WASHINGTON — Women in the general population are more likely to have undiagnosed celiac disease, and the difference is even more pronounced in…

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IL-15 inhibitor shows promise in halting progression of refractory celiac disease type II

June 4, 2018
WASHINGTON — AMG 715, an investigational anti-interleukin 15 inhibitor, showed safety and efficacy for stopping the progression of refractory…