Friday, October 02, 2009

Just in case you thought celiac disease was no big deal.... 

This comes via the Celiac.com newsletter. Apparently, even minor gluten sensitivity is enough to cause permanent harm....

Gluten Sensitivity, Celiac Disease Carry Higher Mortality Risk

Even though the study cited was flawed, the results are eye-opening enough that more research ought to be done. Some of my docs thought I was crazy for voluntarily going gluten free even though I was sero-negative, but I say better safe than sorry.

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