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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Nov202017
gluten intolerance

Am I Gluten Intolerant?

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Awareness of gluten intolerance has risen substantially in the past few years, with many people finding that eliminating gluten from their diets improves their health.   In this blog, board-certified Manhattan gastroenterologist Dr. Anthony S. Borcich explains how you can find out if you’re gluten intolerant.   What is gluten intolerance? Gluten is a protein that’s found in foods such as wheat, rye, and barley. It acts as a glue that helps hold foods together. Many foods contain gluten, including noodles, breads, pastries, granola bars, French fries, candy bars, and […]
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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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