What is Celiac Disease? Celiac disease is an autoimmune digestive disease that damages the villi of the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. Essentially the body is attacking itself every time a pe
We drive diagnosis, treatment and a cure for celiac disease to improve the lives of all people affected by celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity. Celiac Disease Foundation is the National Organization for celiac disease.
What we find too often is that when a patient has symptoms that a diagnosis has not been made for, mitochondrial disorders often get invoked as a diagnosis. We frequently see patients labeled with a mitochondrial disease diagnosis who in fact have something else, whether it be a genetic syndrome, or another medical issue like celiac or Lyme disease.