Celiac Disease

Read patient stories and get tips and latest news on living with celiac disease, along with recipes, gluten-free diet tips, diagnosis information, and more.

Gluten-Free Transition Advice

If you're considering starting a gluten-free diet, learn what to expect from these 7 people who have been there, done that.

Celiac Disease Topics

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Things That Can Go Wrong With Food Substitutions

Going gluten free for your holiday recipes? Or just switching to coconut cooking oil? Make sure you watch out for these possible pitfalls.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Celiac: Healthy Eating on a Gluten-Free Diet

Just because you’re going gluten-free, doesn’t automatically mean healthy. Here’s how to take care of your diet and yourself.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

How Can Celiac Disease Affect Fertility and Pregnancy?

One in 100 people have celiac disease, but many of them remain undiagnosed. Here are ways in which celiac can affect your reproductive health.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

12 Celiac and Gluten Myths Debunked

Think you know all there is to know about gluten and celiac disease? The director of the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center helps bust some common misconceptions here.

By Erica Sanderson

Low FODMAP Diet to Treat Digestive Health Issues

The low FODMAP diet can help to prevent bloating, cramping, diarrhea, flatulence, and other symptoms that are common for people who suffer from IBS, Crohn's disease, UC, or celiac disease. These are the foods to stock up on, and the ones to avoid.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Avoid Weight Gain On a Gluten-Free Diet

If you live with celiac disease, or simply eat gluten-free, and you're worried about weight gain, avoid extra pounds by follow these tips.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

How to Become a Health Advocate

Candace H. Lerman lives with a rare disease. She's also a driven patient advocate on Capitol Hill. Learn how she does it.

By Erin L. Boyle

A Gluten-Free Taco Salad Everyone Will Love

Looking for a celiac-friendly meal for the whole family? This taco salad is packed with flavor and can be customized to your dietary needs.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Allergy-Friendly Dark Chocolate Brownies

If someone you love lives with a food allergy, try this recipe for delicious dark chocolate brownie hearts that is gluten- and dairy-free.

By PJ Hamel

Gluten-Free Almond Sugar Cookies

If you've been missing classic sugar cookies since going gluten-free, try this delicious gluten-free version of almond sugar cookies.

By PJ Hamel

Meet the Experts

Ginger Vieira

Patient Expert

Ginger Vieira is an author who has lived with Type 1 diabetes and Celiac disease since 1999, and fibromyalgia since 2014.

Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

B.S. Dietetics, Dietitian, Health Professional

Jennifer is a dietitian with a passion for educating and empowering families on their journey through illness.

Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Health Professional, Medical Reviewer

Carmen is a Registered Dietitian specializing in diabetes, cardiovascular health, GI disorders, food allergies, and weight management.

Ginger Vieira

Patient Expert

Ginger Vieira is an author who has lived with Type 1 diabetes and Celiac disease since 1999, and fibromyalgia since 2014.