Celiac Disease


Woman reading a gluten free label

Clarifying the Gluten-Free Label Rule

The Gluten Free Label RuleClarifying GF 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…

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Can Celiac Disease Be Contagious?

My Celiac Disease is “Contagious”Reasons The Number Of People With Celiac Disease Is Increasing 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…

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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 And Gluten: A Connection

POTS Syndrome And GlutenDoes Gluten Worsen Pots Syndrome Symptoms? POTS syndrome and gluten have a connection. But what exactly is POTS syndrome? While it has been recently reported as a long-haul symptom of COVID-19, evidence is also growing that it is an autoimmune disorder.…

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girl scooping gelato 100 percent gluten free gelateria

100 Percent Gluten Free Gelateria

On our first day in Italy someone twisted my arm and made me try the gelato….We opted for a 100 percent gluten free gelateria we happened to find.  It was well deserved of the line out the door. The wait was short and the…

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Young woman holding coffee cup and kleenex who has gluten sensitivity symptoms and is still sick. Gluten free symptoms-ongoing are common

Symptoms After Going “Gluten Free”? Here’s Why

5 Reasons For Ongoing Symptoms On A Gluten-Free Diet By Amy Burkhart MD, RD On a gluten-free diet, but still have symptoms? Do you have gluten sensitivity or celiac disease? Have you removed gluten from your diet and still don’t feel 100 percent?   Here…

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