The first year: celiac disease and living gluten-free : An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed. / Jules E. Dowler Shepard.
- ISBN: 9780786727162 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2008.
If you've just been diagnosed with celiac disease, you're not alone: as many as 1 in 133 Americans have this autoimmune disorder characterized by an inability to digest gluten, a protein found in wheat and other grains. For ten years, Jules Shepard's gastrointestinal symptoms went misdiagnosed. Finally diagnosed, she experienced a rollercoaster of emotions and illness the year following, as she discovered what she could and could not eat through trial and error.Now, in The First Year®: Celiac Disease and Living Gluten-Free, Shepard explains everything you need to learn and do upon your or a family member's diagnosis. - How celiac disease affects your entire body - Eating gluten-free (and avoiding hidden glutens) - Keeping your kitchen safe from cross-contamination - Can I drink alcohol? - Celiac and fertility - Finding support groups - Parenting a child with celiac disease -...
Electronic reproduction. New York : Da Capo Press, 2008. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1137 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 695 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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