No popular authors found.


Get Celiac.com's E-Newsletter

Categories

No categories found.







Ads by Google:


Questions? Join Our Forum:
~1 Million Posts
& Over 66,000 Members!



SHARE THIS PAGE:
Celiac.com Sponsors:

KQED's 'Forum' Radio Show Highlights Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance

Celiac.com 12/17/2012 - On Friday, December 7th, 2012, KQED public radio hosted an hour-long program on celiac disease and gluten-sensitivity called: Going Gluten-free.

Photo: Courtesy of Stanford Hospital and Clinics.The program was part of the regular KQED program, Forum, and was hosted by veteran KQED personality Dave Iverson.

KQED has the largest listener audience of any public radio station in the nation, so this presents a welcome opportunity to spread awareness of celiac disease, gluten-intolerance, and gluten-free issues to a wide audience.

Ads by Google:

KQED's tagline for the show was: If you're gluten-free, going to the grocery store used to mean spending hours reading labels to avoid anything with wheat, barley or other grains. But with the rising number of people with celiac disease and gluten intolerance, more stores and restaurants are offering gluten-free foods. We'll discuss the rise of gluten-free diets.

The guests for the one-hour program were:

  • Dr. Neilsen Fernandez-Becker, associate director of the Celiac Management Clinic at the Stanford School of Medicine
  • Jefferson Adams, writer at Celiac.com
  • Melinda Dennis, dietician and nutrition coordinator with the Celiac Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, sufferer from celiac disease, and co-author of "Real Life with Celiac Disease: Troubleshooting and Thriving Gluten-Free"
  • Sadie Scheffer, owner and founder of BreadSRSLY.com, which delivers gluten-free breads around San Francisco.

You can listen to an archive of the broadcast at KQED.com.

Celiac.com welcomes your comments below (registration is NOT required).












Related Articles



Comments




Rate this article and leave a comment:
Rating: * Poor Excellent
Your Name *: Email (private) *:




In Celiac.com's Forum Now:


That is good news! No celiac disease! I would follow your doctor?s advice. Consider adding in more veggies and fruit into your diet. You can trial a gluten-free diet now that testing is over. That might help. Did they rule anything else out? I would encourage you to obtain all ...

Sherri, I am sorry that you are so uncomfortable. Perhaps it is your new gluten free diet. I saw that you mentioned that is is expensive which leads me to believe that you may have switched over to gluten free breads and other baked goods. These contain flours, gums, and additives that your bo...

Here's a list of things that get stuff moving for me. 400mg magnesium oxide per day, cooked zucchini (2 per day), 2 mile brisk walks, hot broth.

I am having this same issue. Bloating and stopped up. Had colonoscopy week ago with lab. Dx celiac disease and started gluten free diet. (Difficult and expensive) I have not had a regular/normal bowel movement. Doing miralax, fleets, etc. Finally called Dr as I'm so uncomfortable and feel li...

Ditto, ditto, ditto!!!!!