May 30, 2020
A new study released in May 2020 has revealed connections between inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) and celiac disease.
Before discussing study findings, Dr. Pastore first covers what IBD is, how it differs from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), who is most at risk, the complications and treatment for IBD.
May 22, 2020
Continuing with topics around Celiac Disease Awareness Month, Dr. Pastore discusses a condition that some diagnosed celiacs are still faced with - refractory celiac disease.
He covers what it is, how it’s diagnosed, how common it is amongst diagnosed celiac disease patients, the signs and symptoms to look out for,...
May 15, 2020
Dr. Pastore covers a well-known, yet not well-understood diagnostic marker of celiac disease - tissue transglutaminase (TTG). He covers the function TTG plays as an enzyme, how TTG affects gluten and shares vital information about various TTG blood tests (TTG IgA and TTG IgG) for those looking for a diagnosis, and for...
May 8, 2020
May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month, and Dr. Pastore covers important and relevant information on all-things celiac disease including statistics, symptoms, the history of the disease and how to go about being diagnosed, as 83% of those with the disease are not.