Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that damages the small intestine, and can cause a variety of digestive problems and related health issues. Triggered by eating foods containing gluten, patients must avoid gluten in order to reverse and prevent further damage to the small intestine.
Jessica Lebovits knows first-hand all about celiac disease as she has been living with the disease for years. She is a well-known GI expert registered dietitian who specializes in working with celiac patients to help them understand and adopt a gluten-free diet. In this episode, Jessica explains 5 key things you need to know if you (or a loved one) have been diagnosed with celiac disease. She also shares her favorite resources and tips to help you navigate dining out and traveling on a gluten-free diet. You can find some of her favorite gluten-free foods and recipes @gluten_rd on instagram and check out her courses on GI OnDEMAND: Celiac Disease 101 and Celiac Disease and the Gluten Free Diet.
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