Oct/Nov 2008

Life Story

Healthy, Happy, Gluten-Free

For a woman who’s lived with pain for most of her life, Diane Kittle has a strikingly positive attitude. After decades of enduring mysterious aches and illnesses, inconclusive medical tests and multiple surgeries, Kittle, 50, discovered last year that she has a hypersensitivity to gluten, the protein found in wheat, barley and rye.   More...

Good News for Celiacs

While it is estimated that more than 3 million Americans have celiac disease, diagnosis rates are low; currently only 3 percent of the celiac population in the United States has been diagnosed. This makes high-profile celiacs like Daly especially important for generating awareness of the condition. Daly participates in celiac fundraisers and is a positive example of how well life can be lived with the disease.   More...

A Champion for Diabetics

Living Without editor Alicia Woodward talks with 5-time Olympic gold medalist, swimmer Gary Hall, Jr., about the diagnosis that changed his life. Hall discovered that he had type 1 diabetes in March of 1999.   More...

Celiac Diagnosis

Subscribers Only — There are a variety of ways to verify if you do or don't have celiac disease.   More...