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December 9th, 2013

Mayo Clinic Debuts Two New Blogs Focused on Celiac Disease and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

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  We are excited to unveil Mayo Clinic’s newest blogs, which focus on celiac disease and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD, which includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis). The blogs feature commentary from Mayo Clinic experts about most recent news and advances within each disease, specifically: Study findings News alerts Clinical trials Upcoming events Disease management […]

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Tags: celiac disease, crohn's disease, gastroenterology, IBD, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis


August 22nd, 2013

Tips for Maintaining a Gluten-Free Diet while Traveling

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Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist and celiac disease expert Joseph Murray, M.D., and Jacalyn See, a clinical dietician at Mayo Clinic discuss tips to help people with celiac disease maintain a gluten-free diet while traveling. Among a few of the tips mentioned are: – Before leaving, contact a celiac disease support group in that area to which […]

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Tags: celiac disease, gastroenterology, gluten, gluten free, Jacalyn See, joseph murray


August 6th, 2013

FDA Defines “Gluten-Free” for Food Labeling – Celiac Disease in the News

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Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist and celiac disease expert Joseph Murray, M.D., discusses the FDA’s newly published regulations that define the term “gluten-free” for voluntary food labeling. Among the positives, of these new regulations, Dr. Murray mentions: -They apply to foods that have the potential for cross-contact or contamination with gluten during processing. -When you see a […]

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Tags: celiac disease, gastroenterology, gluten, gluten free, joseph murray


July 29th, 2013

Cardiovascular Disease Less Prevalent Among Patients with Celiac Disease – Celiac Disease in the News

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Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist and celiac disease expert Joseph Murray, M.D., discusses a study presented at this year’s Digestive Disease Week that found incidence and risk factors for cardiovascular disease were less prevalent among patients with celiac disease. Additionally, the same study found that patients with celiac disease were less likely to have type 2 diabetes. […]

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Tags: celiac disease, gastroenterology, gluten, gluten free, joseph murray


April 17th, 2013

Larazotide Acetate & Celiac Disease – Celiac Disease in the News

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Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist and celiac disease expert Joseph Murray, M.D., discusses a recent article published in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics that examined the effectiveness of larazotide acetate as an alternative treatment for celiac disease. While he states that doesn’t think that this drug, or other similar drugs, will be “a passport to eating gluten with […]

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Tags: celiac disease, gastroenterology, gluten, gluten free, joseph murray


April 12th, 2013

Dr. Joseph Murray Named a Keynote Speaker at Celiac Disease Foundation’s National Education Conference

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Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist and celiac disease expert Joseph Murray, M.D., will be serving as a keynote speaker at the Celiac Disease Foundation’s upcoming National Education Conference and Gluten Free Expo being held May 4th and 5th in Pasadena, CA. Dr. Murray, along with fellow keynote speaker, Peter Green, M.D., Director of the Celiac Disease Center […]

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Tags: celiac disease, gastroenterology, gluten, gluten free, joseph murray


April 9th, 2013

Should Patients with Morbid Obesity be Tested for Celiac Disease Before Surgery? – Celiac Disease in the News

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Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist and celiac disease expert Joseph Murray, M.D., discusses a recent article published in Acta Gastroenterologica Latinoamericana that reported on the cases of five morbidly obese patients diagnosed with celiac disease during their preoperative evaluation for bariatric surgery. He also discusses why, after discovery of celiac, the patients were offered purely restrictive procedures […]

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Tags: celiac disease, gastroenterology, gluten, gluten free, joseph murray


April 1st, 2013

Vital Gluten and Increased Gluten Content in Wheat – Celiac Disease in the News

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Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist and celiac disease expert Joseph Murray, M.D., discusses a recent article published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry that studied the possibility that increased gluten content in wheat from wheat breeding has led to the increase of celiac disease seen during the latter part of the twentieth century. The study […]

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Tags: celiac disease, gastroenterology, gluten, gluten free, joseph murray


February 27th, 2013

Celiac Disease Foundation’s National Education Conference and Gluten Free Expo

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Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist and celiac disease expert Joseph Murray, M.D., will be serving as the keynote speaker at the Celiac Disease Foundation’s upcoming National Education Conference and Gluten Free Expo being held May 4th and 5th in Pasadena, CA. Dr. Murray will also be moderating a panel discussion featuring leaders of pharmaceutical companies that will […]

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Tags: celiac disease, gastroenterology, gluten free, joseph murray


December 17th, 2012

Celiac Disease Webinar Featuring Mayo Clinic Gastroenterologist Joseph Murray, M.D.

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Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist and celiac disease expert Joseph Murray, M.D., will be taking part in a webinar organized by the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) this Wednesday, December 19, 2012. The webinar, titled “You Ask, We Answer: 60 Minutes with Top Celiac Disease Researchers”, begins at 11 a.m. CST, and will be an opportunity for […]

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Tags: celiac disease, gastroenterology, joseph murray


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