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[ed. note: Michael Jorrin, who I like to call Doc Gumshoe, is a longtime medical writer (not a doctor) who writes about non-financial health and medical issues for us a couple times a month (past submissions can be found on his author page here). Like all of our authors, he chooses his own topics and […]

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    Dr. Bredesen actually flags some companies at the forefront of testing, which can be used to diagnose different types of...

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    Mike, While I personally love Aldi, and spent an hour there this morning, I'm not concerned that no one has commented on...

  • arch1

    Pete It is practicably impossible to avoid lectins in a balanced diet. The good news is that they are no more the sam...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    I have difficulty writing off, as Gundry does, all plant-derived lectins as enemies of human health. Most sweeping comme...

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    Excellent summary DLH, I have thought a lot about human evolutionary development, just a few million years, and what we ...

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    Hi Yelpik, My wife and I have been dealing with this issue ever since she was diagnosed with celiac disease almost 10 y...

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    Sitting down for my salad lunch and thanks to Docs tweet of higher mortality rates among high carbohydrate intakers. I c...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    In my opinion, the following is the best review of gluten enteropathy (celiac disease) ever written. It's written in the...

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    Every day , I have someone in my office who has talked to the girl in the health food store or the naturopath who has co...

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    Celiac disease, according to the journals, textbooks, etc., has what is called an unknown etiology. In other words we d...

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    I'm in the camp of ditching the supplements, more and more studies coming out from ""reputable"" sources that they may ...

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    I looked up some articles by Dr. Hyman, and he doesn't claim that vaccines cause autism flat out. This article discusses...

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    Translations and language can be so confusing........ I decided to ask an expert tweetie bird ,,, my great grand daughte...

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    Great article and observations. Given the reported 1% prevalence of Celiac disease and the much larger prevalence of in...

  • SoGiAm

    $ILMN no position - A bit off topic for our west coast folks: Illumina To Produce Genome Sequencer For California Mark...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    That article be damned. There are people at this company I have known and worked with my entire professional life, and t...

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    $BLRX BioLineRx Ltd. (NASDAQ/TASE: BLRX), announced today that it has received confirmation from the European Notified ...

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    One more ting to worry about? Gluten in Portland meth!!! http://thatoregonlife.com/2015/12/experts-warn-gluten-found-me...

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    Dr, Do you have any thoughts on BLRX's celiac disease agent? As far as I know there is not a lot of good alternative...

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    jimt47 I’m also at a loss as to how this arose. However, reactions to gluten are more prevalent not only in Co. Cork ...

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    What is up with the Cork and grain reference? I must have missed something. My family also left Cork 150-200 yrs ago. I ...

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    Seems like it makes sense for all of us to try to do as much of the protocol as possible..Bredesen’s approach is perso...

  • SoGiAm

    University of Minnesota Grants Calyxt an Exclusive License to its Homologous Recombination Technology in Plants July 28...

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    HN This seems to be a method using naturally occurring substances within the plant to encourage mutation or the producti...

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    I just wish I could explain it like you. Dr Perlmutter, MD is convinced we as a society have been feeding ourselves a...

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    Thanks Dr. KSS., much enjoyed and timely. I am reading the book "Grain Brain " by Dr Perlmutter, MD and his finding...

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    For Doc Gumshoe and all those who think gluten's effects are limited only to those with celiac and that humans have evol...

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    From what I have read, there are three tests: 1) blood test for gluten antibodies - this is the standard. Any doctor s...

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    No posts today, good day for some new information. Here is a link to the second article on Gluten (there is a link to th...

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    I have not been tested for celiac, but I know I am sensitive to gluten. There are plenty of other grains (sorghum, mille...

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    In response to Doc Gumshoe's article, and to Dr. KSS who says that everything in it and the followup are 100% accurate, ...

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    Yes I believe their is a bias towards patentable drugs because money is made off of them and drug reps influence the Doc...

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    I agree that the human race evidently evolved over a period of 200,000 years. The concept that the digestive system evol...

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    Dr. Gumshoe, I agree with your analysis of the relationship between humans and gluten and your restraint in reporting it...

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    I have no judgement about the specific article that is characterized as garbage. It may be. However I am very surprised ...

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    Doc Gumshoe - Another great article. With respect to labelling of items as "gluten-free" (even when they're a type of fo...

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    I've been following this column because I suffer from food intolerance and there has been some interesting information....

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    All you member doctors make great comments, but no one will answer my simple question :- is there a medical test that w...

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    The way my intolerance to gluten was identified was a test for the gluten antibodies in my blood. It is not expensive a...

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    I am non celicac gluten intolerant. The gastroenterologist said my villi ( in my duodenum (endoscope ) ) are intact. G...

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    Dear Michael (AKA: Doc Gumshoe), I throughly enjoy your stock commentaries, but have issues with some of your comments ...

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    Oh, if it were that simple. Sometimes it is, but often it isn't. Depending on the situation, short term removal might no...

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    OH, How we love to put labels on things. Allergy, intolerant, gluten free, celiac and last all those tests with letters ...

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    Rosemary, I'm afraid you have some things mixed up a bit. In wheat bread, gluten is a binder, not a riser. Even if bread...

  • Michael Jorrin (aka Doc Gumshoe)

    I certainly don't mean to say that people who report that they are feelng better on a gluten-free diet are wrongheaded o...

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    I'm shocked that Doc Gumshoe, whose other posts I have much admired, could say something like " As far as I know, no suc...

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    It's convenient these days for people to label themselves as gluten-intolerant when they are in fact wheat-intolerant. ...

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    We may have been eating wheat for thousands of years, but our forefathers weren't eating franken wheat. That is wheat t...

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    Is there a medical test or tests that will indicate if you are gluten intolerant to any degree at all, or is going on a ...

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    Sugar is a very small part of my diet but i love my bread (only brown) Rye bread, and mixed grain bread. I have had sto...

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    Agree with Drano. My partner's mother has celiac disease, and as a result I've become more aware of the day to day prob...

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    The point Mr. Jorrin was trying to make about foods labeled 'gluten free' is that they substitute the lost flavor with ...

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    Congratulations! I am in week 2 of my low carb, no gluten diet with the hope of reducing my blood pressure and cholester...

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    There is so much more the having Celiac's or not. My son was tested for Celiac's and came back negative. He suffered f...

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    Nobody mentoned genetically modified wheat which is heavily sprayed with glyphosate (Roundup). I was tested for Celiac ...

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    Here's a fascinating take on gluten sensitivity from Mother Jones. It postulates that the health problems some people a...

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    I'm off Gluten and was aware of the rice arsenic conection. Brown rice and brown rice syrup are especially high in arsen...

  • Michael Jorrin (aka Doc Gumshoe)

    I knew I'd be stirring up a hornet's nest, and I don't have time today to answer in any detail, but here are some tiny p...

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    Whoever invents a pill to treat non-Celiac gluten sensitivity is going to become a billionaire, unless the fad is over b...

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    You don't have to be Irish to suffer from gluten intolerance. I have an ITALIAN niece by marriage with some Slovenian an...

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    I am not a doctor but I do have extensive medical knowledge. I disagree with several things that Michael Jorrin said. I ...

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    Usually both sides of an argument have some merit. I used to think I was an agnostic, but now I think I am a gnostic wh...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Non celiac gluten sensitivity is a garbage diagnosis not taken seriously by anyone in gastroenterology, and this risible...

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    this article makes it sound as if celiac is the primary issue, however as described in the study in the link below, Non-...

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    Grain Brain is written by a doctor. It was a best seller on the NY Times list. Anyone writing about gluten who has no...

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    I don't have celiac disease. However, I went gluten free to see if it would improve my overall health. Well, my frequent...

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    Hang on a minute... you go from the very strong statement of "But this diet confers no benefit whatsoever on persons who...

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    More than 20 years I have suffered from pain in my knees, which felt like inflammation. Trips to many doctors, including...

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    As a homebrewer, my "gluten sensitive" wife can tolerate beer if treated with Clarity Ferm before drinking, preferably b...

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    Fair disclosure: I am not a Dr. either. But...It is commonly known by nutrition enthusiasts that the reason to avoid...

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    This makes me think of "If I can't see it, it's not there" How long did it take to convince people of tobacco health is...

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    Wait a minute! Not sure where I got that "gluten is lectin" but they're at least closely related: http://www.ncbi.nl...

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    Too much emphasis on one disease, and not enough emphasis on the processing, additions and so called enhancements in foo...

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    Yes, I have gotten rid of wheat in my diet and I am finding digestion to be much better. I do miss the taste of gluten, ...

  • Patricia

    Very in-depth article, but... I've never had celiac disease, but have had other autoimmune problems, and found that fina...

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    And last week's South Park episode, Gluten Free Ebola, was pretty funny and relevant. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Doesn't strike me as all that cheap after the Rubio starboard started several months ago -- lots of moving parts that mi...

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    Just an FYI related to VET Bills going up. Cats should never be fed DRY FOOD of any kind. This comes from the inventor...

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    My daughter had to go on a gluten free diet and to support her I also went on one. Lost 10 lbs without thinking about it...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Hmm, well, let's see JZ, how does lobbing a flashbang grenade (noise but no heat) at Glenn help? Is there a reason you n...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Scorpio: In reply to your query the other day, keep in mind that with what you describe, you are already EASILY in the t...

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    Don't worry about the end of the world guys. I just received an e-mail from Chuck Norris and he assures me that the su...

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    Margaret: Thanks for your input. Thinking that some of her "symptoms" might be related to gluten intolerance, she had ...

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    KennyG - Ten years ago (when she was 55), a friend tested positive for gluten intolerance. This runs in families, so ...

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    LOVE YOUR SITE. FIRST THING I LOOK FOR WHEN I OPEN E-MAIL. SINCE I HAVE BECOME MY OWN DOCTOR FOR THE PAST 50 YEARS I WO...

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    Myron: You, my friend, are a very wise astute individual. I agree with everything you state here...We must become our ...

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