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Erica Sanderson

Erica Sanderson, Editor

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Erica is passionate about healthy living, traveling, and journalism.

Understanding Celiac Disease: Doctor Q&A

Celiac disease has garnered a lot of attention in recent years.  Celiac is when the body has an autoimmune response to gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. Going gluten-free is the latest diet trend; however, it’s actually the medical treatment for celiac patients.

 

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posted 06/26/2014, comments (0)|
Jackie Zimmerman

Jackie Zimmerman, Health Guide

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IBD advocate living with ulcerative colitis and multiple sclerosis

Dating with IBD

I was tasked with writing a blog about living with IBD and dating. I am by no means, a dating expert (hell, who is?), so I reached out to about 1,000 of my closest friends to get their advice. I had originally planned to quote a few of these wonderful people and their advice to you, however, almost all of the advice came back the same. Which... Read moreChevron

Jennifer Rackley

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

Sleep and Diet Changes May Help IBD Patients

New research reveals more about how sleep can affect the development of inflammatory diseases like IBD.  Poor sleep, or more specifically the disruption of circadian rhythms, can cause inflammatory issues, according to the study. When... Read moreChevron

posted 06/18/2014, comments (0)|
Erica Sanderson

Erica Sanderson, Editor

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Erica is passionate about healthy living, traveling, and journalism.

Celiac Disease and Mental Health: What’s the Connection?

Gluten is the latest enemy in a long line of nutrition targets. It is harmful for people with the autoimmune disorder celiac disease. But despite celiac affecting only 1 percent of the U.S. population, everyone seems to be  jumping on board the gluten-free bandwagon.

 

In fact, the growing “gluten-free... Read moreChevron

posted 06/13/2014, comments (0)|
Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

Entyvio Injection Shows Promise for IBD

A new drug for Inflammatory Bowel Disease is hitting the global market.  In mid-May Entyvio (vedolizumab) injection was approved by the U.S. FDA. In the last few days, it has also been approved for use in the European Union by the European Commission (EC).  Entyvio is being ushered in by Japan-based Takeda Pharmaceuticals (Read moreChevron

posted 06/10/2014, comments (0)|

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