Amy Burkhart  MD, RD Articles/Media

Amy Burkhart  MD, RD  Articles/Media

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No such thing as “Mild Celiac Disease”

By Amy Burkhart

I have seen several patients this month who were told by their practioners that they only had a “Mild” case of celiac disease. “ What does that mean?” they ask me. Do they need a strict gluten free diet?

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Pesticides, Wheat And Gluten Sensitivity: What Is The Connection?

By Amy Burkhart

Investigators are diligently looking for a cause of Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity (NCGS), and may be close to an explanation that doesn't involve gluten at all.

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Primer for Health Care Providers: Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity

By Amy Burkhart

This article was originally written for Sonoma Medical Magazine to help educate physicians/practitioners in their understanding and treatment of gluten sensitivity and celiac disease. Please feel free to print this article and share the information with your practitioner.

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Reasons People Follow A Gluten-Free Diet: 7 Types of Gluten Free Dieters

By Amy Burkhart

Why do people follow a gluten free diet? Chefs and restaurant employees are baffled and irritated when they meticulously accommodate a gluten-free dining request, only to see the same person diving into the bread basket while awaiting their meal.

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Self-Diagnosis of Gluten Sensitivity: Four Alarming Trends

By Amy Burkhart

Ten years ago gluten was a foreign word to the general population. Today it is part of our mainstream culture, and gluten-related news and health articles stream across our computer screens. Unfortunately, online health advice in pop culture spreads faster...

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