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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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    Celiac.com 02/07/2014 - Emmy-winning actor, Dan Bucatinsky, best known to his fans for playing journalist James Novak on the popular ABC drama "Scandal," just shared a little dietary secret.
    For more than ten years, Bucatinsky has lived with celiac disease, and relied on a strict gluten-free diet to remain healthy, and to thrive in his profession.
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    Celiac.com 07/24/2015 - Before Joining the Houston Astros in December 2013, pitcher Collin McHugh chalked a career record of zero wins and eight losses, with an 8.94 ERA. He basically bounced around the league until he caught the eyes of the Astros.
    Since joining the Astros, McHugh has gone 16 wins, 11 losses, with a 3.17 era, and is currently 5-2 for 2015.
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    Celiac.com 08/07/2015 - Actor Michael Douglass is making gluten-free celebrity news with his recent disclosure to ITV's Lorraine Kelly that he is eating gluten-free, and that he views the diet is an important part of his post-cancer health regimen.
    The 70-year old Oscar-winning actor says he feels "great," and credits the gluten-free diet with boosting his memory and transforming...

  • Forum Discussions

    Genetic testing will just lump your son  into the possibility of developing celiac disease, along with almost a 1/3 of the population!  That is a lot of people!  Even if he has the genes, what will you do?   I understand your position.  My...
    Looking at the technical/FDA information for BioPlex, it looks a little different from some other tests.  One test looks for IgA for both TTG and DGP, along with IgA deficiency, and the other looks for IgG for both TTG and DGP.  So it looks li...
    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...
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