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Description - The First Year: Celiac Disease and Living Gluten-Free by Jules E. Dowler Shepard

If youve just been diagnosed with celiac disease, youre 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 Shepards 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 members 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: Celiac Disease and Living Gluten-Free is your essential guide to a healthy life.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780738212272
ISBN-10: 073821227X
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
Imprint: Da Capo Lifelong
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 2-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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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 centre for Celiac Research. She lives in Catonsville, Maryland.