Celiac Disease For Dummies
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While relatively new to the public consciousness, celiac disease has been known to the medical community for over 100 years. Celiac disease is often misunderstood and can be difficult to diagnose. Once it is identified, those living with celiac disease may feel overwhelmed, angry, frustrated or saddened as they face the challenges of suddenly having to alter their lifestyle.
Celiac Disease For Dummies (Wiley; March 2010; Paper), written by Drs. Ian Blumer and Sheila Crowe, is the ultimate reference for people living with celiac disease, whether it is yourself or a loved one who has been diagnosed. With information such as how to identify symptoms, treatment options and related conditions and how to support a person with the disease, this guide uses the latest research to fully explain celiac disease and eliminate common misconceptions.
Drs. Ian Blumer and Sheila Crowe are available for interviews and can speak about:
- What celiac disease is and how it affects your body;
- The links between celiac disease and other illnesses, such as cancer, type 1 diabetes, depression, etc.
- What a gluten-free diet looks like;
- Raising healthy children who live with celiac disease;
- The benefits of attending a support group;
- The latest research, therapy options and food products available;
- Myths and misperceptions surrounding celiac disease