Genes are the biggest factor in determining celiac disease, doctors say.
For more than two decades, 45-year old Sharone Jelden was constantly sick. She had stomach aches, joint pains, chronic fatigue, and anemia.
Gluten free diets are becoming all the rage these days. But, should everybody go gluten free?
Celiac Disease is one of the most prevalent genetic autoimmune disorders that affects one in 100 people.
Gluten free products are all over the supermarket today. They’re meant for people allergic to certain grains. Now many shoppers are trying to get health benefits from these products, even if they’re not medically necessary.
WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold talks about some recent advances in genetic testing.