For the one in 133 North Americans affected by Celiac disease, the symptoms range from the invisible to the severe, and, if untreated, can be fatal. Written by two physicians specializing in gastrointestinal disorders, Celiac Disease For Dummies helps you identify its symptoms and explains how doctors definitively diagnose the disease. Offering treatments beyond the often-prescribed gluten-free cure, the book offers upbeat guidance on nutritional measures as well as alternative and complementary approaches to treating the disease. For those afflicted and their loved ones, here is a complete resource to understanding the disease's symptoms, causes, and possible consequences.
- Provides practical, helpful hints for raising children with Celiac disease
- Other titles by Ian Blumer: Diabetes for Canadians For Dummies and Understanding Prescription Drugs for Canadians For DummiesFull of anecdotes and helpful tips, here is an invaluable guide to living with, and controlling, Celiac disease.