Dr. Stefano Guandalini is an internationally recognized expert on celiac disease. He is Professor Emeritus, University of Chicago, and the founder of the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center. Dr Guandalini’s clinical and research efforts have greatly influenced the way celiac disease is diagnosed and treated today. His work contributed to the revision of 20-year-old guidelines for celiac disease diagnosis.
Dr. Guandalini has been ranked among America’s "Best Doctors" since 2008. In 2012, he received the prestigious title of "Master of Pediatrics" from the Italian Society of Pediatrics. In 2016, he published a "Textbook of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition."
University of Naples, Naples, Italy - 07/1977 - Ped GI Fellowship
University of Messina, Messina, Italy - Pediatrician - 10/1974 - Pediatric Residency
University of Messina, Messina, Italy - MD - 08/1971 - Medicine
Yes, men have celiac disease too. It was once thought that celiac disease was primarily found in white, middle-aged, wealthy women. It’s a fact that 60-70% of those diagnosed with celiac disease are women. Women are also more likely to have an autoimmune disease overall.
Do some foods make you feel more like a balloon than a human? Some amounts of gas and bloating are considered normal. But, excess gas and bloating can be uncomfortable and embarrassing.
Gluten seems to be the newest nutritional villain found on every menu, but does it deserve to be? Gluten-free diets are more popular than ever, even for those that are not diagnosed with celiac disease. Is there a real reason to avoid gluten or is it just another passing fad diet?
As part of our ongoing goal of supporting patients with celiac disease, here's our second part Q&A with Dr. Stefano Guandalini.
Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that affects at least 3 million people in the US, and many of them are undiagnosed. Because there are hundreds of symptoms, and in some cases, no symptoms at all — it can be incredibly challenging to diagnose, and leave patients with a flood of questions.
If milk, cheese, or ice cream causes you to have uncomfortable symptoms, know that you’re not alone. About two-thirds of the world’s population is lactose intolerant, and milk is one of the nine most common food allergens.
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