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Author Green, Peter H. R.

Title Celiac disease : a hidden epidemic / Peter H.R. Green and Rory Jones.

Imprint New York : William Morrow, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  616.399 G825c 2010    ---  Available
Edition Rev. and updated ed., 1st William Morrow ed.
Description xvi, 333 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Summary A must-read for anyone with gluten intolerance, food sensitivities, a "nervous" stomach, or chronic fatigue. End your medical odyssey, get the right diagnosis, and learn how to live a gluten-free life.
Contents Is the food you eat eating you? Normal digestion ; The digestive track in flames: celiac disease ; How does celiac disease affect you? ; How do I know if I have it?: The diagnosis of celiac disease ; Differential diagnosis: Why is celiac disease underdiagnosed? ; Why do people get celiac disease? -- Related conditions and complications. Neurological manifestations ; Malignancy ; Osteoporosis ; Depression ; Dermatitis herpetiformis and other skin diseases ; Diabetes ; Infertility ; Autoimmune and other related conditions -- Understanding and treating celiac disease: medical management. What you need to know- and do- after diagnosis ; Why symptoms persist- I'm on a diet and not getting better ; Follow-up testing -- The diet: do you eat to live or live to eat? Why living gluten-free really means: the basics ; Reading labels ; Cooking without gluten ; Eating in the real world ; Family occasions ; The medicine cabinet and cosmetics ; Is your gluten-free diet healthy? -- Living with celiac disease. Dealing with children and young adults who have celiac disease ; Adults: coming with change ; Research: finding a cure ; Myths and unexplored areas.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Celiac disease -- Popular works.
Celiac disease -- Diet therapy.
Gluten-free diet.
Intestines -- Diseases.
Added Author Jones, Rory.
ISBN 0061728160
Standard No. NZ1 13187403

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