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    Dr. Rodney Ford is a Pediatric Gastroenterologist. He was Professor of Pediatrics at the Christchurch School of Medicine. He runs the Children's Gastroenterology and Allergy Clinic in New Zealand. He has written a series of 7 books on gluten (www.DrRodneyFord.com). His main theory is that symptoms from gluten reactions arise from brain and nerve damage. His latest book is "The Gluten Syndrome" which encapsulates current ideas and concepts of gluten and the harm that it does.

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    Here's a great article on SIBO... https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3099351/ From this article, I learned SIBO can cause vitamin B12 deficiency that doesn't show up on regular tests.  There's a section about Celiac Disease ...
    Hi, this is an old post and the other posters might not be around. Yes, Celiac Disease causes malabsorption which results in malnutrition.  Vitamin and mineral deficiencies can occur. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3...
    Hello again.  I forgot to mention Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO), which can also cause abdominal pain and B12 deficiency which is "hidden".   https://health.usnews.com/health-news/blogs/eat-run/articles/2018-05-21/4-overlooked-ca...
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