For additional information on celiace disease (CD) and gluten sensitivity, we recommend these references for your library.
The First Year: Celiac Disease and Living Gluten-Free: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed By Jules E. Dowler Shepard. December 2008.
Back Cover Summary: Shepard explains everything you need to learn and do upon your or a family member’s diagnosis, how CD affects your entire body, how to keep your kitchen safe from cross-contamination, alcohol, celiac and fertility, finding support groups, dining out, travel and more. Day-by-day, week-by-week and month-by-month, learn how to safely alter your diet, manage your symptoms, and adjust to living gluten free.
Celiac Disease (Revised and Updated Edition): A Hidden Epidemic By Peter H.R. Green, MD and Rory Jones. January 2010.
Back Cover Summary: The true medical impacts of CD continue to emerge. This is an authoritative guide on how the condition is properly diagnosed, treated and managed. It examines the latest research into its many manifestations, with chapters devoted to related diseases including fertility, type 1 diabetes, thyroid disease, peripheral neuropathy, and even cancer. There is also a section of the book devoted to coping with the psychological aspects of a chronic illness and the gluten free diet.
The G-Free Diet: A Gluten-Free Survival Guide by Elisabeth Hasselbeck. January 2011.
Summary: For years, Elisabeth Hasselbeck couldn't figure out what was making her sick. It wasn't until spending time in the Australian Outback, living off the land on the grueling “Survivor” TV show, that her symptoms vanished. Returning home, she pinpointed the food that made her sick – gluten. In this all-inclusive book, the TV star gives you everything you need to know to start living a gluten-free life starting from defining gluten – where to find it, how to read food labels – to targeting gluten-free products, creating G-Free shopping lists, sharing recipes and managing G-Free living with family and friends.
Living Without Magazine. Monthly.
Summary: Living Without provides lifestyle solutions, and recipes that include a wide range of allergies or sensitivities, especially those that require gluten-free and dairy- free meal solutions. Issue highlights include motivational and educational features that offer buying advice and resources for alternative ingredients, new products and books, plus the latest medical news for adults and children.
Gluten-Free Living Magazine. Monthly.
Summary: Gluten-Free Living is dedicated to providing information for those who follow a gluten-free diet. Issues cover essential reading about food labeling, ingredients, medical challenges and lifestyle solutions. The magazine also reaches doctors, dietitians and other health professionals who specialize in caring for patients on a gluten-free diet.