Amy Burkhart  MD, RD  Articles/Media

Amy Burkhart  MD, RD  Articles/Media

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Celiac disease and gluten sensitivity: The doctor-patient disconnect

By Amy Burkhart

I recently gave a grand rounds lecture on celiac disease and gluten sensitivity at a local hospital. For those of you not familiar with the term, grand rounds are weekly or monthly lectures to physicians on medical topics.

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Clarifying the Gluten-Free Labeling Rule

By Amy Burkhart

The FDA’s new gluten-free labeling rule will have a significant impact on the ability of people with celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity to safely choose products at the grocery store. This is the information I am providing to my patients and to the community to better understand the rule.

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Cold Sores, Canker Sores and Gluten

By Amy Burkhart

This month I write about two disorders that some might consider trivial, mere nuisances to be quickly forgotten-canker sores and cold sores. These painful and annoying eruptions may, however, be a clue that something else is amiss.

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Educating Doctors About Celiac Disease

By Amy Burkhart

A Happy New Year to everyone! The holidays are winding down and 2013 is off to a sunny start here in California.It was an equally beautiful, albeit colder climate, a few weeks ago in Chicago when I had the pleasure of participating in the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center Preceptorship Program.

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Fingernail changes in IBS, Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease

By Amy Burkhart

Fingernails can be an expression of who you are – they may be adorned with jewels, be a helpful tool for day-to-day activities or provide a window to hidden stress. However, if you suffer from digestive issues such as celiac disease...

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