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Is a Gluten-Free Diet Right For Your RA?

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How a Gluten-Free Diet May be Harming You


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What is gluten?


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Celiac disease


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Gluten sensitivity


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Example: gluten and rheumatoid arthritis


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Is there a downside to going gluten-free?


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The long-term impact of not eating gluten


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How to test your sensitivity to food


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The benefits of incorporating diet in your treatment


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Should you try a gluten-free diet?


Lene  Andersen, MSW

Lene Andersen, MSW

@TheSeatedView

Lene Andersen is an author, health and disability advocate, and photographer living in Toronto. Lene (pronounced Lena) has lived with rheumatoid arthritis since she was four years old and uses her experience to help others with chronic illness. She has written several books, including Your Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Tools for Managing Treatment, Side Effects and Pain, and 7 Facets: A Meditation on Pain, as well as the award-winning blog, The Seated View.

Lene serves on HealthCentral's Health Advocates Advisory Board, and is a Social Ambassador for the RAHealthCentral on Facebook page, facebook.com/rahealthcentral. She is also one of HealthCentral's Live Bold, Live Now heroes — watch her incredible journey of living with RA.