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    Jefferson Adams is Celiac.com's senior writer and Digital Content Director. He earned his B.A. and M.F.A. at Arizona State University, and has authored more than 2,000 articles on celiac disease. His coursework includes studies in science, scientific methodology, biology, anatomy, medicine, logic, and advanced research. He previously served as SF Health News Examiner for Examiner.com, and devised health and medical content for Sharecare.com. Jefferson has spoken about celiac disease to the media, including an appearance on the KQED radio show Forum, and is the editor of the book "Cereal Killers" by Scott Adams and Ron Hoggan, Ed.D.

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    Jefferson Adams
    Celiac.com 11/02/2011 - With the rise in celiac disease diagnoses, increasing awareness of gluten-free issues, and an explosion of gluten-free related products, it is no surprise that supplements claiming to break down gluten would find their way onto the market.
    In fact, a number of supplements currently on the market claim to do just that: to break down gluten after it has...

    Tina Turbin
    Celiac.com 01/23/2012 - After their diagnosis, celiac patients are put on the gluten-free diet, which is the only treatment option currently available. The diet requires total elimination of gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, which when ingested causes an autoimmune reaction in celiacs which results in damage to the absorptive finger-like projections that line the...

    Jefferson Adams
    Celiac.com 08/13/2014 - Even though some folks suffering from symptoms of celiac disease will claim they would welcome death, most people will not actually die from the immediate symptoms of celiac disease; no matter how bad those symptoms get.
    However, left untreated, celiac disease can lead to numerous other conditions, several of which are potentially fatal. Remember, many...

    Jefferson Adams
    Celiac.com 09/18/2015 - That old saw about death and taxes might need a bit of amending to include complaints about pharmaceutical companies working on celiac drug treatments.
    One interesting facet of our coverage of the development of various drugs to treat and/or cure celiac disease has been the regular presence of comments questioning the motives,and actions of the companies...

  • Forum Discussions

    Thank you so much for your response.  It is very helpful.  We are in the US.  I am going to call the lab today, but I think you are right about them running the old tests.   I never received an official celiac diagnosis myself, but hav...
    Vitamin E in Foods that is added is not risky and harmful as you think. But if you take high doses of Vitamin E may be risky for bleeding in brain. It is highly suggested by the National Institutes of Health diet allowance for Vitamin E is ...
    Hi there,  I've read other people posting their results from their coeliac blood tests with a number within a reference range. However my blood panels didn't contain a number. It said: Diamidated Gliadin IgG Ab (Bioplex) : not detected ...
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