Celiac.com 12/17/2018 - A 39-year-old woman with possible celiac disease was left brain dead after a dangerous internet “soy sauce colon cleanse” caused critically high levels of salt in her blood, which led to organ failure and death. The medical YouTube channel Chubbyemu, says that the woman, identified only by the initials, CG, arrived at the emergency room with a rapidly deteriorating mental status. Earlier that day, CG had performed a “soy sauce colon cleanse,” a dangerous internet fad in which people drink an entire liter o...
Celiac.com 12/15/2018 - Winter is fast approaching, and that means winter cooking for winter appetites. This gluten-free soup is creamy, buttery, and delicious, It’s also easy to make. It’s a hearty, harmonious marriage of bacon, cheese and baked potato that will warm both stomach and soul all the way until spring.
2 large baking potatoes
4 tablespoons butter
½ cup chopped onion
¼ cup chopped celery
3 tablespoons potato starch
½ teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
Celiac.com 12/14/2018 - As the popularity of gluten- and allergen-free foods have exploded, so has the list of manufacturers rushing new products to market. Several studies have shown that numerous restaurant and commercial foods labeled as ‘gluten-free’ contain unacceptable gluten levels. Meanwhile, other news has revealed that many supermarket products labeled gluten-free in fact contain unacceptable levels of wheat.
Now, news in from the UK says that manufacturers were forced to recall sixty-eight products linked to po...
12/13/2018 - Is wine gluten-free? Wine Spectator recently weighed in on gluten and wine. The article is worth a read, and there’s a link at the bottom of this page. Meantime, here’s a quick rundown of the basics of wine and gluten.
Wine is generally regarded as gluten-free and safe for people with celiac disease and other gluten-related sensitivities. That said, there are a couple of ways that wine could come to contain gluten; but they are mostly due to old and discontinued wine making practices.
First, in t...
Celiac.com 12/12/2018 - In a step that health officials say could provide immediate relief to the estimated eight million Indians who suffer from celiac disease, the Indian government is assessing a plan to require drugmakers to declare any gluten ingredients on medical labels.
India’s chief drug advisory body will discuss the issue at its meeting scheduled in early December, said people with knowledge of the plan. The Drug Technical Advisory Board’s decision to address the issue of gluten-free labels for drugs and ...
Chicago deep dish pie....haven't had one of those since maybe 1979 when I was last in Chicago and able to get the REAL thing. Must remember to get back there one day to do it again.
Oddly enough, I just came across a brew called "Glutenberg". They say, and my gut seems to agree, that they brew about six different gluten-free beers. IPA, lager, golden, and STOUT. Yes, I had my first stout in maybe 15 years just last night. A little too sweet, a little too much chocolate...
I'm sure this question has been asked before, but alas, I'm new. I had a blood panel done a week ago and showed up positive for celiac for all 3 panels that they did, so my Primary care was comfortable with the celiac diagnosis. But this is where I am stuck. I need to go to a gastroenterologist but I can't seem to get an appointment until April. Is it worth eating gluten until them? Or can I just go off the blood diagnosis?