Posts Tagged ‘Celiac Disease’

What You Should Know:
Celiac Disease

Patricia Harty talks to Peter Green, Director Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University about this disease that’s common to the Irish.  Celiac disease has been Dr. Peter Green’s focus for almost 20 years, with equal concentration on patient care and research. He is one of the few physicians in the United States with an intenseRead more..

Did President Kennedy Have Celiac Disease?

Dr. Peter Green, Professor of Clinical Medicine, Director of the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, suspects that JFK was the victim of an undiagnosed disease common to the Irish. John F. Kennedy’s long-standing medical problems started in childhood. In Kennedy’s adolescence, gastrointestinal symptoms, weight and growth problems as wellRead more..

Fact Sheet: Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that is characterized by an intolerance for gluten (a protein most commonly found in wheat, barley, and rye). Consuming gluten triggers an immune response that causes inflammation in the lower intestine that can permanently damage the intestinal lining. This damage results in malabsorption of essential nutrients and can leadRead more..