Celiac Disease For Dummies
Part I: Dealing with the Diagnosis of Celiac Disease.
Chapter 1: Finding Out You Have Celiac Disease.
Chapter 2: Celiac Disease and You.
Chapter 3: Diagnosing Celiac Disease.
Chapter 4: Screening for Celiac Disease.
Chapter 5: What Type Am I? Looking at the Forms of Celiac Disease.
Part II: How Celiac Disease Can Make You Feel.
Chapter 6: Symptoms of Celiac Disease.
Chapter 7: Conditions Caused by Celiac Disease.
Chapter 8: Conditions Associated with Celiac Disease.
Chapter 9: Celiac Disease and Cancer.
Part III: Treating Celiac Disease.
Chapter 10: Treating Celiac Disease with a Gluten-Free Diet.
Chapter 11: Exploring Other Nutritional Considerations.
Chapter 12: Are You Responding to Your Gluten-Free Diet? (And What to Do If You Aren’t).
Part IV: The Long-Term: Living and Thriving with Celiac Disease.
Chapter 13: Alternate and Complementary Therapies.
Chapter 14: Celiac Disease and Pregnancy, Children, and Beyond.
Chapter 15: Ongoing Care of Celiac Disease.
Chapter 16: What the Future May Hold.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 17: Ten Frequently Asked Questions.
Chapter 18: Ten Tips for Living Successfully with Celiac Disease.
Chapter 19: Ten Myths, Misperceptions, and Falsehoods about Celiac Disease.
Part VI: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Web Sites Worth Visiting.
Appendix B: Organizations for People with Celiac Disease.
Sheila Crowe, MD, is a professor of medicine at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, specializing in digestive diseases including celiac disease. Dr. Crowe is named in "Best Doctors in America."
—Janet Dalziel, President, Canadian Celiac Association
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