For someone with celiac disease, even a small exposure to gluten can result in an upset stomach or worse. In this Children’s Channel video, Lindsay Bailey, MS, RD/LD, a clinical dietitian at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses ways to enjoy safe and nutritious gluten-free eating.
It started off as an idea on her bucket list. Clinical nurse practitioner Nancy Delnay wanted to pass her treasured gluten-free cooking secrets to her family in a cookbook. She wasn’t expecting much interest beyond her circle of family and friends, but now finds herself preparing to order a second round of copies.
From grocery store shelves to restaurant menus, gluten-free items are everywhere these days. But for some people, including children, skipping foods with gluten is not a trend, but a medical necessity because they have celiac disease.
When Holly Camp was diagnosed with three autoimmune disorders, she didn’t complain too loudly. But she did decide to make a little “noize.” Despite having type 1 diabetes, celiac and Graves’ disease, Holly is living the life of a typical teen and pursuing rock star dreams as the bass player for local band Noize From The Basement. […]