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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 2,500 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.

  1. Celiac.com 11/28/2020 - Non-celiacs show Interleukin 15 production when challenged with gliadin peptides. A recent study by a team of Spanish researchers puts the world on notice that gluten may...
  2. Celiac.com 09/26/2020 - How do you figure out which Halloween candy is gluten-free and safe for you and your loved ones? You check out the Celiac.com’s Safe Gluten-Free Halloween Candy list, of c...
  3. Celiac.com 03/31/2020 - There are over one-hundred different autoimmune diseases. One thing they have in common is that they are driven by the body's own cells; by rare and elusive immune cells that...
  4. Celiac.com 03/30/2020 - Panic buying ahead of shelter in place orders for the coronavirus pandemic are taking a toll on people with celiac disease and food allergies, who are finding shelves empty...
  5. Celiac.com 03/28/2020 - In theory, celiac disease could be treated, and potentially cured, by restoring T-cell tolerance to gliadin. A team of researchers recently set out to investigate the safety...
  6. An excellent point. We are all hostage to the lowest common denominator here. If people stay home, and follow social distancing rules, this will pass faster than if people are lax and scattershot in their approach. We also need testing once people have gone through quarantine.
  7. Celiac.com 03/26/2020 - Hard seltzers are the new drink on the scene, and many are gluten-free. Most of these products are brewed on premises by small breweries, and so not intended for mass consumption...
  8. Celiac.com 03/25/2020 - One question we get fairly regularly here at celiac.com is: Is farro gluten free and safe for people with celiac disease? Farro can be a confusing term, because the term...