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Celiac Disease For Dummies
     

Celiac Disease For Dummies

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by Ian Blumer, Sheila Crowe
 

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Celiac Disease For Dummies is the ultimate reference for people with the disease and their family members. The book helps readers identify symptoms of the disease, and explains how doctors definitively diagnose celiac disease. It outlines how celiac disease affects the body, and what its consequences could be if untreated. The authors explain how celiac disease

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Celiac Disease For Dummies is the ultimate reference for people with the disease and their family members. The book helps readers identify symptoms of the disease, and explains how doctors definitively diagnose celiac disease. It outlines how celiac disease affects the body, and what its consequences could be if untreated. The authors explain how celiac disease is treated, not only through the elimination of gluten from the diet, but with additional nutritional measures and alternative and complementary therapies. Written by two practicing physicians, the book also offers practical, helpful guidance for parents of children with celiac disease, whose treatment may be a particular challenge.

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"For the newly diagnosed and those who want to learn more about the disease, Celiac Disease For Dummies is a valuable resource. . . . It will be among the go-to books for newly diagnosed celiacs for many years to come. . . . Celiac Disease For Dummies will easily inform and engage readers." (GIG (Gluten Intolerance Group) Quarterly)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470160367
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/23/2010
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
289,098
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

What People are Saying About This

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"The latest 'Dummies' book to broach the subject of celiac disease is a refreshing take on a serious condition because it provides, along with all the medical facts and helpful hints, a huge dose of respect for the patient and humour. If you are looking for an excellent overall reference on all aspects of celiac disease, written in non-medical, approachable language, this is it."
—Janet Dalziel, President, Canadian Celiac Association

Meet the Author

Ian Blumer, MD, is a specialist in internal medicine in Ontario, Canada and has an appointment with the University of Toronto. Dr. Blumer lectures across North America and appears regularly on television, radio, and other media.

Sheila Crowe, MD, is a professor of medicine at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, specializing in digestive diseases including celiac disease. Dr. Crowe is named in "Best Doctors in America."

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