Celiac Disease


Woman reading a gluten free label

Clarifying the Gluten-Free Label Rule

Gluten-Free Labeling By Amy Burkhart MD, RD Explaining the gluten-free labeling rule The FDA’s gluten-free labeling rule has 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…

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Doctor looking confused. Doctors don't understand celiac disease or gluten sensitivity

Doctors Don’t Understand Celiac Disease & Gluten Sensitivity

Doctors Misunderstand Celiac Disease & Gluten Sensitivity by Amy Burkhart MD, RD Patients feel their doctors don’t understand celiac disease, and they really don’t understand gluten sensitivity. Imagine having an illness that even your doctor can’t help you with. It leaves you swimming in…

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steak on a plate with tomato contains meat glue which may be a cause of autoimmune disease

Is This Food Ingredient A Cause Of Autoimmune Disease?

Is A Common Food Ingredient A Cause of Autoimmune Disease? Research continues to show it might be a trigger by Amy Burkhart MD, RD Is meat glue, a common food ingredient, a cause of autoimmune disease? There are likely many reasons autoimmune diseases get…

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Can Celiac Disease Be Contagious?

My Celiac Disease is “Contagious” by Amy Burkhart MD, RD How can celiac disease be contagious? It is an autoimmune disease. You can’t “catch” celiac disease, but the number of people with celiac disease is rising. Why? The “Spread” When I moved back to…

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POTS syndrome and gluten. Diet can affect POTS syndrome. Image is man with feet up on desk. He is sleeping

POTS syndrome: Celiac & Gluten: A Connection

POTS Syndrome And Gluten By Amy Burkhart MD, RD Does Eating Gluten Make Pots Syndrome Symptoms Worse?   POTS syndrome and gluten have a connection. POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia) is a form of dysautonomia. For some, POTS syndrome symptoms are made worse by eating…

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