Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Sunday, May 10, 2009
“"Finland is like a tourist paradise for people with coeliac disease on a special
diet,” suggests Antti Sierla, Finnish Ambassador to Brussels, in the latest
issue of the Keliakia magazine. The Embassy in Brussels arranged an event in
April where Finland was marketed as a model country in coping with coeliac
"An Exceptional Number of Coeliac Patients in Finland."
"Finland’s extensive knowledge of coeliac disease stems in part from the country’s
exceptionally high proportion of coeliac patients, around 1 per cent of the
adult population. A study published in the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology
in 2007 measured the prevalence of coeliac disease at 0.45 per cent, which
according to Keliakia is probably the world’s highest rate of diagnosed coeliac
Thursday, April 30, 2009
In learning about Celiac Disease and Gluten-Free living one will find there are all sorts of ways to encounter Gluten-Contamination -- yes -- even in church. While the flu is an emergent issue, The Holy Communion, gluten-contamination issue is ongoing and could be informative for anyone who is building their Celiac / Gluten IQ.
For more information on this go to www.glutenfreesimplicity.wordpress.com or go to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops site. One can also go to google and type in the key words: gluten and holy communion and flu.
Have a nice day.
Thursday, April 23, 2009
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Thursday, April 16, 2009
Source: Lapid, N. (March 25, 2009). “Complications Of Untreated Celiac Disease: Why People With Celiac Disease Should Not Eat Gluten”. About.com. Retrieved from http://celiacdisease.about.com/od/symptomsofceliacdisease/a/complications.htm.
Oats are not in the primary group of grains avoided by those with Celiac Disease but have often been avoided due to fears of possible Gluten-cross-contamination.
Source: Lapid, N. (Feb. 16, 2008). “Oats and the Gluten-Free Diet: Are Oats Safe for Patients with Celiac Disease? About.com. Retrieved April 16, 2009 from http://celiacdisease.about.com/od/theglutenfreediet/a/OatsForCeliacs.htm.
Source: “Foods and Products that May Contain Gluten” http://www.uptodate.com/online/content/image.do?imageKey=gast_pix/prepared.htm&title=Prepared%20foods%20with%20gluten