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(R): 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 - Dining out, traveling, and entertaining This unique guide prioritizes all the most important information on diet and lifestyle changes for you. Day-by-day, week-by-week, month-by-month, learn how to safely alter your diet, manage your symptoms, and adjust to living gluten-free.
Complete with easy and delicious recipes for gluten-free baking, The First Year(R): Celiac Disease and Living Gluten-Free is your essential guide to a healthy life.
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Author Biography - Jules E. Dowler Shepard
Jules E. D. Shepard is the author of a cookbook and a spokesperson for the University of Maryland's Center for Celiac Research. She lives in Catonsville, Maryland.