Saturday, April 07, 2012

We inch closer to celiac disease prevention.... 

Found this in the March 21, 2011 Celiac.com newsletter. Wouldn't it be cool if we could keep those who genetically susceptible from ever getting celiac disease at all?

Blocking Interleukin-15 May Treat Celiac Disease Symptoms

Even if a reliable celiac prevention medication comes along, I will probably stick with my diet because I know that has no side effects. But I could also see where it could be a good backup in situations like travel where you might accidentally ingest gluten. Also, it might be useful for kids where it is difficult to supervise absolutely everything they eat.

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