Saturday, February 8, 2014

Gluten-Free in the News

You don't have time to keep up with the latest in GF news? I understand. Here's a little wrap-up for you.

Gluten-Free Olympians in the 2014 Winter Olympics
Fellow Examiner Jennifer Harris gives a great summary of all the GF athletes competing at the Olympics this winter.
Olympic Rings at Sochi 2014
Quicker Blood Test for Diagnosing Celiac Disease
Scientists may have come up with a quicker, easier way to diagnose CD, which doesn't involve snipping into the small intestine. Score!

Unmanaged Celiac Disease = Increased Risk for Hip Fracture 
Yet another reason not to "cheat" on your gluten-free diet.

9 Things You Should Know Before Going Gluten-Free
The Huffington Post gets in on the action, mostly warning away faddists. There is some useful info here.

Gluten-Free Celebrity News: Scandal's Dan Bucatinsky
A celebrity living with Celiac Disease.

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