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What Is Celiac Disease?

Celiac disease is a condition in which eating foods that contain the protein gluten—found in wheat, barley, and rye—causes damage to your small …

A Pill For Celiac Disease Is Almost Here

Going completely gluten-free is socially restrictive, expensive and time-consuming. Yet the diet is the only treatment out there for people with celiac disease, an autoimmune condition that damages the lining of the small intestines when triggered by gluten.<p>What's more, gluten-free eating might not …

Traveling with Celiac Disease

<i>By Jennifer Pocock</i><p>In September, my mom will be doing something we used to find unthinkable: she’ll be traveling to Italy.<p>What makes this trip such a monumental achievement?<p>She has celiac disease, which means she can’t eat gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye.<p>That’s a tall order for a …