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It was 2003 when Pauley Perrette first played Goth forensic scientist Abby Sciuto on the TV global sensation NCIS. In 2011, she was voted Americas favorite prime-time television star. Perrettes early goals were to work with animals or be an FBI agent, having studied at John Jay School of Criminal Scienceand to live a long, happy and healthy life. To this end, she is disciplined about physical activity and healthy eating habits and always tries to look on the bright side of life.
When Michelle Sullivan, DO, diagnoses a new patient with celiac disease, she blocks at least an hour. Michelle, who practices in the South Chicago suburb of Mokena, Illinois, doesnt want to rush this news. And because its too much information to take in at once, she sends her patients home with a CD shes prepared chock full of information about safe and unsafe foods, recipes and a collection of TV specials on celiac disease.
Symptoms of celiac disease vary widely. They may occur in the digestive system or in other parts of the body. Its possible that symptoms may only be recognized in hindsight or that there may be no symptoms at all.