Adjusting to Life with Celiac Disease

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    If you are following a gluten-free diet to treat celiac disease, it is essential to become an avid label reader. Gluten can be in almost anything you put in your mouth, including prescription and over-the-counter medications. Even be sure to check the labels of products you have used in the past. Food manufacturers change their ingredients, so you need to read the label each time you purchase an item and then double check the labels before you prepare the food.   What To Look Out For Look for...Read More
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    The Gluten-Free Gang Celiac Support Group in Columbus, Ohio, participates along with Children’s Hospital in an annual Celiac Conference. Each year a group of recipes is collected from celiacs which is then given to participants at the conference. These recipes were submitted by members as a courtesy to one another, and they include some of the group’s favorite gluten-free recipes. They are not meant to replace a cookbook, but offer ideas to the new celiac so that they may know that there are...Read More
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    The Gluten-Free Gang Celiac Support Group in Columbus, Ohio, participates along with Children’s Hospital in an annual Celiac Conference. Each year a group of recipes is collected from celiacs which is then given to participants at the conference. These recipes were submitted by members as a courtesy to one another, and they include some of the group’s favorite gluten-free recipes. They are not meant to replace a cookbook, but offer ideas to the new celiac so that they may know that there are...Read More
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    The Gluten-Free Gang Celiac Support Group in Columbus, Ohio, participates along with Children’s Hospital in an annual Celiac Conference. Each year a group of recipes is collected from celiacs which is then given to participants at the conference. These recipes were submitted by members as a courtesy to one another, and they include some of the group’s favorite gluten-free recipes. They are not meant to replace a cookbook, but offer ideas to the new celiac so that they may know that there are...Read More

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Sylvia A. Llewelyn Bower

Sylvia Bower, RN, lives with celiac disease and has been a practicing nurse for 43 years. She has been an active participant in the Gluten Free Gang, one of the first gluten-free support groups. She is the author of Celiac Disease: A Guide to Living with Gluten Intolerance, a member of the Ohio Nurses Association, and has made numerous presentations at the National Annual Celiac Conference. She has published articles in a variety of outlets including the Gluten Intolerance Group Magazine. She lives...

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