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Is Effective Enzyme Therapy for Celiac Disease Just Around The Corner?

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Enzyme Latiglutenase improves symptoms in some celiac patients, but which ones? Enzymes have shown some promise for treating celiac symptoms, but so far none has to improve histology or symptoms in celiac patients.

There are currently several efforts underway to develop successful commercial enzyme treatments for celiac disease. Efforts include looking at the digestive enzymes in plants, such as the papaya and star fruits, including such predatory plants, such as the pitcher plant.

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Shouldn't they be studying why celiacs who have been gluten-free for a year are still seropositive and having moderate to severe symptoms? 

It sounded like the pill was suppposed to be taken with meals that might have cc ? So why would they do a study where it's given with gluten-free meals? What would it be breaking down if the meal has no gluten? How would it help? I'm confused. But it's been a long day.

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Just read some drug company is going to be selling these pills in 2023. I hope by then the poor celiacs still having bad problems are able to figure out why they are still hurting instead of having to take super expensive pills.

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