Celiac Support Group Blog

Sugar Cravings? Strategies from Registered Dietitian Meghan O'Hara

Celiac Support Group - Monday, February 27, 2017

[When Celiac Support Group board member Meghan O'Hara, RD, blogged about how to deal with sugar cravings on her True Nourishment website, we knew we wanted to share. Meghan graciously agreed to be our “guest writer” for this purpose. Excerpts (plus a link to the full article and her website) follow. Thank you, Meghan!]  Read more…

Tax Returns and Gluten-Free: 3 Positive Connections

Celiac Support Group - Sunday, February 26, 2017

Did you know you may have a possible tax deduction for the costs of your gluten-free food?    Read more…

Critical Thinking: Poop Matters

Celiac Support Group - Tuesday, January 31, 2017

“Critical” can mean being disapproving, but “Critical Thinking” means analyzing both merits and faults of whatever we hear, read or see. Today, from a gluten-intolerance perspective, I'm thinking critically about poop matters.  Read more…

Restaurant Gluten Sensor -- Is it worth the price?

Celiac Support Group - Thursday, January 26, 2017

After what seemed like a long wait, I recently received the Nima, a small portable device that detects gluten in food. I have used the Nima sensor on three occasions. All of my tests have been at the same restaurant. I have become comfortable there, and I am on a first name basis with the chef.  Read more…

NDA Act 2017 - Forward March!

Celiac Support Group - Friday, December 30, 2016

My husband recently coined the word “Adversatility” by mashing “adversity” with “versatility.” To me, “Adversatility” says a lot about gluten-related disorders and how we overcome their challenges. Today we celebrate a victory related to one of those challenges. S.2943 – the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, was signed into law on December 23, 2016. It provides for gluten-free food choices within the U S military for those affected by celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders.   Read more…

Gluten Solutions: Splotches

Celiac Support Group - Friday, December 30, 2016

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Does Diane Have Celiac Disease?

Celiac Support Group - Thursday, December 01, 2016

Though my doctors later went along based on my history, my 1986 celiac “diagnosis” was provided by the Carmichael Public Library.   Read more…

Our Gluten "Response-ability"

Celiac Support Group - Thursday, December 01, 2016

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Gluten solutions: What do we choose now?

Celiac Support Group - Monday, October 31, 2016

Choosing to find out what was wrong was our first hard choice. Do our different reasons really matter? Eventually we all learned that avoiding gluten grains can resolve symptoms from celiac disease, other autoimmune conditions, leaky guts, IBS, SIBO, and/or mood and other non-gut issues. Resolving uncertainty and finding relief from its worries - what a great choice!   Read more…

Gluten Solutions: What will we choose later?

Celiac Support Group - Monday, October 31, 2016

Our “later gluten solution” choices will depend on medical researchers, FDA regulators, and investment companies, among others. Here are four choices we might look forward to:    Read more…