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August 22, 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, Joseph Murray


August 6, 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 29, 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 17, 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 12, 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 9, 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 1, 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


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