Dr. Daniel Leffler http://wrvo.org en Celiac disease: how it's diagnosed and treated http://wrvo.org/post/celiac-disease-how-its-diagnosed-and-treated <p>Celiac disease is a tricky medical disorder. When left untreated, up to 300 different symptoms can occur, and the elapsed time from the onset of those symptoms to an actual diagnosis averages about ten years.</p><p><a href="http://celiacdisease.about.com/bio/Nancy-Lapid-33948.htm">Nancy Lapid</a>, the managing editor for Reuters Health, and <a href="http://services.bidmc.org/Find_a_doc/doc_detail.asp?sid=41414942424740">Dr. Daniel Leffler</a>, the director of clinical research at the Celiac Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, both spoke with “Take Care” about this serious disease, which many people have only heard of in recent years.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Nancy Lapid and Dr. Daniel Leffler.</strong></p><p> Sun, 08 Sep 2013 23:01:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 43724 at http://wrvo.org Celiac disease: how it's diagnosed and treated Celiac disease -- more than gluten intolerance http://wrvo.org/post/celiac-disease-more-gluten-intolerance <p></p><p>Gluten intolerance has recently become a popular nutritional catch phrase. But behind the hype of the many gluten-free products currently on the market is an actual disorder called celiac disease. Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen, hosts of WRVO's health and wellness show “Take Care,” recently spoke with Dr. Daniel Leffler, who is the director of the Celiac Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston about how the disease is diagnosed and treated.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 09:34:00 +0000 WRVO News 43721 at http://wrvo.org