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Understanding Celiac Disease & Gluten Sensitivity: Your Gut Reaction (Video 88 mins)
Dr Martin F Kagnoff MD, Professor of Medicine and Paediatrics, UC San Diego, Director Wm. K. Warren Medical Research Center for Celiac Disease.
Celiac disease is an inflammatory condition of the small intestine triggered by the consumption of gluten, a dietary protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. About 85% of the people in the U.S. with celiac disease remain undiagnosed. To help us understand this disease, experts from UCSD's Celiac Center discuss everything from diagnosis, impact on adults and children, and helpful diet tips. Experts include: Martin Kagnoff MD, Kimberly Newton MD, and Susan Algert PhD, RD
What You Need to Know About Celiac Disease (Video 86 mins)
Dr Martin F Kagnoff MD, Professor of medicine and Paediatrics, UC San Diego, Director Wm. K. Warren Medical Research Center for Celiac Disease.
Can bread, pasta, cookies, pizza crust make you sick? For 1 out of 100 people in the U.S. the answer is yes. For this group, Celiac disease, a frequently misdiagnosed digestive condition, is the cause. UCSD's Wm. K. Warren Medical Research Center for Celiac Disease presents several experts including: Martin F. Kagnoff, M.D., one of the country's leading authorities in Celiac Disease research, discusses how this disease affects the body. Gregory S. Harmon, M.D., Gastroenterologist, covers diagnosis and treatment. Susan J. Algert, Ph.D., Nutritionist, shares how to keep the disease under control with a gluten-free diet.