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

  • Green, Peter H. R.
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About this work


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.


New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2016.

Physical description

xx, 338 pages : black and white illustrations ; 21 cm


Newly revised and updated. First William Morrow paperback edition.


Part I: 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? -- Part II: Related conditions and complications. Neurological manifestations ; Malignancy ; Osteoporosis ; Depression ; Dermatitis herpetiformis and other skin diseases ; Diabetes ; Infertility ; Autoimmune and other related conditions -- Part III: Understanding and treating celiac disease: medical management. What you need to know--and do--after diagnosis ; Why symptoms persist--I'm on the diet and not getting better ; Follow-up testing -- Part IV: The diet : do you eat to live or live to eat?. What 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? -- Part V: Living with celiac disease. Dealing with children and young adults who have celiac disease ; Adults : coping with change ; Research : finding a cure ; Myths and unexplored areas.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages [287]-294) and index.


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    Medical Collection
    WD175 2016G79c
    Open shelves

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