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The Basics of Celiac Disease

Celiac disease affects 1% of healthy, average Americans. This means at least 3 million people are living with Celiac disease and 97% of them are probably undiagnosed. To put Celiac Disease in perspective, consider these facts from the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center. Type 1 Diabetes affects 3 million people. 6% (180,000) of those […]

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October is National Celiac Disease Awareness Month

It’s hard to increase awareness and advocacy for Celiac Disease, if you don’t know what it is to begin with. Therefore, we thought it best to keep to simple explanations of the most commonly asked questions about Celiac Disease. What is Celiac Disease? Celiac Disease (CD) is a lifelong inherited autoimmune disorder that affects both […]

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