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Celiac disease and gluten

Celiac disease and gluten

Slightly less than 1 percent of the U.S. population has been diagnosed with celiac disease. But the disease is under-diagnosed (not unlike migraines) with as many as 8-in-10 people with the disease living in a state of unawareness.

A blood test can screen for the disease, but it’s a test for elimination not confirmation. For that, you need an endoscopic biopsy.

Read more from Wake Forest Baptist HealthWire, published by the Gannett News Star.

Known for gnawing at complex questions like a terrier with a bone. Nutrition researcher by necessity: life-long migraineur, complete hysterectomy, colon resection, glucose intolerance. (I have become my mother.) Former food industry communicator. Digital maven; motorcyclist; educator.

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