CNY Celiac Support Group
Helping People With Gluten Intolerance in the CNY Area Live a Happy and Healthy Gluten-Free Lifestyle!
The Central New York Celiac Support Group was formed to share support and understanding in helping us manage our lives well without gluten, and to create greater understanding of celiac disease and gluten sensitivity in both the lay and professional community.
Celiac and Gluten Sensitivity
For people with celiac disease, ingesting even tiny amounts of gluten can set off an autoimmune reaction that flattens the finger-like villi lining the small intestine. The most common symptoms are bloating, gas, diarrhea and constipation, as well as early osteoporosis. The autoimmune reaction can also cause skin rashes, chronic fatigue, bone and joint pain, neurological problems, liver problems, diabetes, infertility in both men and women and cancers, including lymphoma. An estimated three million Americans have celiac disease - and the vast majority don't know it because it can have no symptoms or mimic other diseases...
There are many undiagnosed cases of celiac disease. In order to get accurate test results, a person should not have been following a gluten-free diet. It is important to have accurate celiac testing because there are many negative effects of untreated celiac disease.
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What is gluten intolerance? What is celiac disease? (MNT article)
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Celiac Disease and the Unforeseen Path to Discovery
By Ellen Barlow
Our Next Meeting
Date: April 12, 2015, 2 pm – 4 pm
Topic: Wake Up Your Taste Buds and Try Something New
Do you love bagels? If so, you'll want to attend our next meeting. Mildred Mann, one of our members with help of her sister and daughter, will demo the step-by-step preparation of her delicious GF bagels. Mildred a long time baker, starting baking GF when her daughter was diagnosed with celiac disease.
Suzanne Anthony, owner of Hunka Foods, a new local bakery, will demo ways to prepare GF all purpose flour blends and offer baking tips. Hunka Foods are available at Natur-Tyme and Green Planet. All ingredients are natural, organic, non-gmo, and dairy free.
Also Nancy Mangano, owner of Vin-Chet Pastry Shop, will be bringing their new line of GF baked goods for us to sample. They are available at local TOPS Markets.
Hope you can come, taste, and enjoy these GF products. Meetings are free to attend. All are welcome.
Meeting Location: Town of Dewitt Community Room (Behind Carrier - next to E. Syracuse Fire Dept)148 Sanders Creek Parkway (off Kinne Street), E. Syracuse
Celiac disease and autoimmune-associated conditions
Celiac disease (CD) is frequently accompanied by a variety of extradigestive manifestations, thus making it a systemic disease rather than a disease limited to the gastrointestinal tract.....