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Wheat's Assault on the Intestine: Fact vs. Fad and Fantasy
Benny Kerzner, M.D., medical director for the Celiac Disease Program at Children's National Hospital, provides an analysis of wheat-related health problems and their characteristics. Specifically, he presents a humorous and easy-to-understand overview of how the body reacts to gluten for someone with celiac disease. He compares and contrasts wheat allergies, celiac disease, non-celiac gluten sensitivity and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). He concludes with some commentary on assessing the quality of information we receive.
About the Expert
Benny Kerzner, MD
Director, Celiac Disease Program
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