Celiac Disease for Dummies (Paperback)

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The everyday guide to understanding and treating Celiac disease

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.
  • Provides practical, helpful hints for raising children with Celiac disease
  • Also written by Ian Blumer: Diabetes for Canadians For Dummies and Understanding Prescription Drugs for Canadians For Dummies
  • Full of anecdotes and helpful tips, here is an invaluable guide to living with, and controlling, Celiac disease
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.

About 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."

Product Details
ISBN: 9780470160367
ISBN-10: 0470160365
Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: March 3rd, 2010
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: For Dummies