Nov132018
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How Do I Know If I Have Celiac Disease?

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When you don’t feel good after eating certain foods, such as wheat, how do you know if celiac disease is the reason? It’s important to get an accurate diagnosis, so that you’re able to effectively manage or treat this condition if you have it. Learn more about celiac disease, including common symptoms and treatments. Causes of Celiac Disease Celiac disease occurs when your immune system reacts to the presence of gluten, which is found in products containing wheat, rye or barley. This disease can lead to potentially serious complications over […]
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Aug312017
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Can Celiac Disease be Treated?

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Celiac disease is a lifelong condition, but many people who have it aren’t properly diagnosed. Receiving an accurate diagnosis is the first step toward starting effective treatment that can alleviate symptoms and prevent serious complications.   In this blog, Manhattan gastroenterologist Dr. Anthony Borcich explains how celiac disease can be treated.   What is celiac disease? This disease is characterized by an immune reaction to gluten, a protein that’s found in wheat, barley, and rye – as well as in any food that’s made with these grains.   If you […]
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Mar22017
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What Causes Celiac Disease?

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Celiac disease affects around 3 million Americans, many of whom don’t know they have this condition. It can cause a variety of symptoms as well as increase the possibility of long-term health issues, so if you have this disease, it’s important to get a correct diagnosis and begin treatment. In this blog, Manhattan gastroenterologist Dr. Anthony Borcich will explain what you need to know about celiac disease (also known as gluten intolerance), including what causes this condition. What is celiac disease? This disease is a chronic autoimmune disorder that’s triggered […]
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Mar182016
Man suffers from celiac disease and gluten intolerance symptoms.

What’s the Difference Between Gluten Intolerance & Celiac Disease and How Can I Be Tested?

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Celiac disease is sometimes referred to as gluten intolerance, but there also appears to be a number of people who are gluten intolerant but don’t actually suffer from celiac disease—and this number may be on the rise. In this blog, Manhattan gastroenterologist Dr. Anthony Borcich will address the difference between gluten intolerance and celiac disease and explain how these conditions are diagnosed and treated. What is gluten intolerance? Gluten is a protein in wheat, rye, and barley, so you’ll find it in products such as bread and pasta. If you […]
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