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."
Dr Guandalini's expertise include:
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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.
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?
Confusion, memory problems, headaches, fatigue—these are the key symptoms behind the phenomenon popularly known as brain fog. Although not an official diagnosis, the catch-all term represents real symptoms and real suffering.
If you have a thyroid condition, you may have heard that there is a link between the thyroid and stress. It turns out that thyroid hormones are connected to the body’s stress system (the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis), and stress hormones like cortisol.
Digestive woes, stomach aches, tummy troubles, gut issues, so many different names for those problems in your digestive tract! No wonder it’s hard to tell the difference between things like celiac disease, gluten intolerance, irritable bowel syndrome, and other health issues.
Do you get a stomachache or troubling gastrointestinal issues when you eat something in particular? Or maybe it's a migraine or a skin rash when you eat a take-out? Sometimes it's difficult to understand what's happening when you eat something and your body goes haywire.
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