Index of Celiac Related Sites

The accuracy of the information or the views presented at each site is beyond the scope of our control. They do provide additional insight into the life of a celiac and is why we offer these links.

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Support Groups

Support Groups (National and Local) are are available by country as follows:

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Personal Sites

A few that have made a major contribution to our lifestyle are listed below

Don Wiss
Multiple sites of celiac related information.
The Celiac Disease Webring
The purpose of the Webring is to provide a single location with links to web resources for people with Celiac Disease, Dermatitis Herpetiformis and gluten intolerance.
Traditional Foods from Around the World
Interesting reference to foods and recipes that are normall GF
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Educational Institutions

Center for Celiac Research.
This site is maintained by the CFCR and provides information on the Center's ongoing research as well as the Symposium 2000 that will be hosted in August of 2000.

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Medical Sites

Dr Murray's 1999 article on CD, The widening spectrum of celiac disease

Dr. Kenneth Fine

Gastroenterological of Autralia

American Gastroenterological Association

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)

Royal Australasian College of Physicians

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Publications

Prospective study of body mass index in patients with coeliac disease
was published in the BMJ. It reports that of 50 newly diagnosed celiac patients, 11 were underweight, 22 were within the normal range, and 17 were overweight.

Celiac Disease in March 1999
An interesting article by Dr. Murray for physicians

Absence of oats toxicity in adult coeliac disease
This study shows the safety of adding oats to the gluten-free diet of 10 patients with coeliac disease. Seven of the patients have continued to take the same quantity of oats for more than 12 months without adverse effect. These findings are in agreement with a recently published study.2 In that study, however, the authors stated that they excluded coeliac patients with "severe" disease. No such policy was adopted in our study, and two of our patients were subsequently shown to be exquisitely sensitive when given a gluten micro-challenge. A third patient was also shown to be very sensitive to trace quantities of gluten taken inadvertently.

A comparison of diets with and without oats in adults with celiac disease
This paper says: BACKGROUND. Wheat, rye, and barley damage the small-intestinal mucosa of patients with celiac disease; maize and rice are harmless. The effects of a diet containing oats are uncertain.

A report shows that celiac disease is far more common than generally thought
Coeliac disease in primary care: case finding study Harold Hin, Graham Bird, Peter Fisher, Nick Mahy, and Derek Jewell BMJ 1999; 318: 164-167.

Being overweight and having undiagnosed celiac disease
The British Medical Journal just published a very interesting article reporting that of 50 newly diagnosed celiac patients, 11 were underweight, 22 were within the normal range, and 17 were overweight. That would appear to challenge the conventional perspective on underweight celiacs.

It averages 10 years for a U.S. Celiac person to be diagnosed.
"In Italy, where celiac disease is common, all children are screened by age 6 so that even asymptomatic disease is caught early. In addition, Italians of any age are tested for the disease as soon as they show symptoms. As a result of this vigilance, the time between when symptoms begin and the disease is diagnosed is usually only 2 to 3 weeks. In the United States, the time between the first symptoms and diagnosis averages about 10 years."

Dr. Kenneth Fine at Baylor on microscopic colitis and its relation to celiac disease
From Gastrenterology - Efficacy of Open-Label Bismuth Subsalicylate for the Treatment of Microscopic Colitis" (1998;114:29-36) and "The Prevalence and Causes of Chronic Diarrhea in Patients with Celiac Sprue Treated with a Gluten-Free Diet

The New England Journal of Medicine
May 2, 1996
The Many Faces of Celiac Disease
The Prevalence of Occult Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Celiac Sprue
May 16, 1996
Correspondence
A 79-Year-Old Woman with Anorexia, Weight Loss, and Diarrhea after Treatment for Celiac Disease.
November 21, 1996
Calling for earlier detection of celiac disease in patients, who may present with subclinical symptoms or who fall in high risk categories, as a way of preventing T-cell lymphoma associated with celiac disease.
Three Articles on the Oats Controversy
A Comparison of Diets with and without Oats in Adults with Celiac Disease.
Editorial.
Correspondence.

Coping with Celiac Disease.
from a Tufts University Health and Nutrition Letter

References on Celiac.
Do a search on celiac

Prevention's magazine.
This article outlines the need for additional calcium in people with CD.
Serologic, Genetic Markers Identify Celiac Disease in First-Degree Relatives of Patients.
Both serologic markers and the human lymphocyte antigen class II extended DQ2 (HLA-DQ2) haplotype are useful markers for screening first-degree relatives of patients with celiac disease for the disorder.
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Food Sites

Christina
A TV show underwritten by Eden Foods

Epicurious, the online headquarters for Bon Appétit and Gourmet magazines.
Everything that is food-related!

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