Celiac & Type 1 Diabetes

Jun.28, 2012

More Tennis Stars Go Gluten-Free

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The gluten-free diet has taken over the world of professional tennis!  With the start of the Wimbledon Tournament the players diets are being discusses as much as their performances on the court.  The reason?  Three of the top athletes are reportedly eating a gluten-free diet and playing stronger games.

Food intolerance can compromise performance and when you feel better you play better.  Good luck to GF players Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and Sabine Lisicki!

Read more: http://www.femalefirst.co.uk/health/Andy+Murray-245064.html

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Jun.19, 2012

One Girl’s Story Living with Celiac Disease and Type 1 Diabetes

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Many people have to deal with multiple dietary issues that can be scary and confusing.  Whether it be multiple allergies, auto-immune conditions, or other diseases, having to navigate more than one medical concern can be quite an ordeal.

Check out this story on one girl who has both Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease.  Twelve-year old Emily Steadman tries to live as normally as possible, trying to be healthy and cope with her conditions.

Read Emily’s story now at: http://www.troymedia.com/blog/2012/06/10/leading-a-normal-life-for-a-diabeliac-is-anything-but/

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Jun.16, 2011

Inspiring Story on Celiac Disease and Diabetes

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Check out this great article on college freshman Max Bruno, who works to keep his life balanced while living with celiac disease and diabetes.

“Being diagnosed with one of the conditions would have been hard”, Max says, but finding out he had both at the same time was brutal. “I was really angry. I just kept thinking, ‘Why me?’”

Keeping such a strict diet on a college campus can be really tough, but Max utilizes his insulin pump and watches what he eats very carefully so he can stay healthy.  He confesses that it can be a struggle, but he is determined to be healthy and happy.

Read more: http://www.diabeteshealth.com/read/2011/06/14/7189/balancing-diabetes-and-celiac-disease/

 

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Sep.02, 2009

Celiac Gene Linked to Many Conditions

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We found this great post from Scott Adams on celiac.com today discussing how the DQ8 gene associated with celiac disease is also connected to many other diseases.

Scott lists a variety of conditions linked to celiac disease, as well as scientific articles referencing the findings. His list includes: 

  • Scleroderma
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Autoimmune thyroiditis
  • Pemghigus
  • Focus myositis
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Insulin dependant latent autoimmune diabetes of adults and adult type 1 diabetes
  • Type 1 juvenile diabetes
  • Sjogren's Syndrome
  • Addison's disease
  • Complex regional pain syndrome with dystonia
  • Latex allergy

To learn more, please check out the full article at: http://www.celiac.com/categories/Celiac-Disease-Research%3A-Associated-Diseases-and-Disorders/

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