Being Diagnosed with Celiac Disease doesn't mean you have to "Suffer From it!"
You've just been told that you or a family member have Celiac Disease, and your mind immediately begins to race: "How did this happen? Will it ever go away? What medications can help? Can we ever eat the foods we love again?"
These are just a few of the questions that are shared by the millions who have been diagnosed with Celiac Disease, and like them, you can also learn to live a normal life at a time when "normal" seems anything but possible!
Living Without's Gluten-Free and More is your guide to living with Food Allergies.
For the newly diagnosed, Living Without's Gluten-Free and More quickly becomes a trusted companion - helping you through the initial changes and long-term adjustments that you will be faced with when it comes to diet and lifestyle.
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What is Celiac Disease?
-Celiac disease is a genetic autoimmune disorder that occurs when the body reacts abnormally to gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye and barley.
-How common is non-celiac gluten sensitivity?
-How does it differ from celiac disease?
-How is it diagnosed?
Easy to understand answers to difficult questions
- What are your most important 1st steps in dealing with Celiac Disease?
- Can you trust food labels?
- Are there environmental issues that are relevant?
- Is a cure on the horizon?
Gluten-Free 101 by Anne Lee, EdD, RD, LD
-This beginner's course in gluten-free living that has lots of great information for old hands, too. Approximately 25 minutes.
Gluten-Free and Casein-Free Diets
- Are there grains that do not contain gluten?
- Can you ever eat pasta again?
- If it says "Dairy Free" is it okay?
- Can you drink alcohol?
- Is it safe to eat out?
- How do you find restaurants that have special-diet menus?
- What restaurant items should you avoid?
- Who is GFRAP, and how can they help you?
After you've had a chance to examine Living Without you'll quickly appreciate the important information it provides, and you'll want to come back again and again for the latest news and information on treatments, medication, and research.
Who said you can't eat well with Celiac Disease? French Toast for breakfast - sure. Cheese and crackers - of course. Pound cake for dessert why not? From soup to nuts, you'll find a recipe for every meal and occasion - including a complete Thanksgiving Dinner!
Celiac Disease is not the end of the world, in fact, it can be the beginning of a
new world, one where you take charge of what you eat, and live healthier because of it.
So relax, take a deep breath, know that you are not alone, and understand that with a few simple changes to your lifestyle you have an opportunity to eat better, feel better, and live better.
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