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Microbiome Changed by Gluten Increases Incidences of Type 1 Diabetes, say Mayo Clinic Researchers

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Research has shown that the intestinal microbiome plays a large role in the development of Type 1 diabetes. Now, researchers at Mayo Clinic have demonstrated that gluten in the diet may modify the intestinal microbiome, increasing incidences of Type 1 diabetes. The research was published Nov. 13, in the journal PLOS ONE. MULTIMEDIA [...]

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Most With Celiac Disease Unaware of it, Study Reveals

ROCHESTER, Minn. — July 30, 2012.  Roughly 1.8 million Americans have celiac disease, but around 1.4 million of them are unaware that they have it, a Mayo Clinic-led analysis of the condition's prevalence has found. Meanwhile, 1.6 million people in the United States are on a gluten-free diet even though [...]

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Common Blood Pressure Drug Linked to Severe GI Problems

ROCHESTER, Minn. — June 21, 2012.  Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered an association between a commonly prescribed blood pressure drug, Olmesartan, and severe gastrointestinal issues such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss and electrolyte abnormalities — symptoms common among those who have celiac disease. The findings are published online today [...]

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Celiac Disease Background, Treatment and Study Findings

Joseph Murray, M.D., a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist and specialist in celiac disease, offers an overview of celiac disease and its symptoms as well as its diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Murray led a recent Mayo Clinic study of celiac disease, the results of which become public on July 1, 2009. This video [...]

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