Category: Testing

Quit Gluten

Of course, there is an easier way to test whether you are sensitive to gluten. Going on a completely gluten free/casein free diet for at...

/ October 14, 2015

The Stool Test

Dr. Kenneth Fine at Enterolab has developed a stool test to measure gluten sensitivity. This test requires collecting a stool specimen from the comfort of...

/ October 14, 2015

Genetic Testing

Genetic testing for celiac disease is available at such places as Prometheus Laboratories, Enterolab, and Kimball Genetics. There are two genes currently associated with celiac...

/ October 14, 2015

Serological Tests

Serological tests can provide an effective first step for celiac disease. These tests typically look for three antibodies that are common in celiac disease: Anti-tissue...

/ October 14, 2015

Small Bowel Biopsy, a Tarnished Silver Test

If a positive serological test results, it is current practice that an intestinal biopsy must be done in order to determine intestinal damage. This “gold...

/ October 14, 2015

The Problem with Testing for Celiac Disease

There are several testing options available in order to determine whether you DO have celiac disease, yet we still lack an accurate test that will...

/ October 14, 2015