• Gluten Free Personal Care Products
    Personal Care

    Gluten Free Personal Care Products

    I was giving a lecture the other evening and one of the attendees asked about lotions.  Personal care products can be challenging when going gluten free.  I remember the many mistakes that I made, and how the D-Man paid the price for my mistakes, welts and rashes were commonplace.  In the United States, the labeling of Cosmetics and Personal Care Products is the responsibility of the FDA.  Unfortunately, these products do not have to adhere to the same labeling standards as the foods we eat; even though we are applying them to the largest organ of our body…our skin. It can be confusing sorting through personal care products since gluten…

  • Traveling with Celiac Disease or Severe Allergies
    Health

    Traveling with Celiac Disease or Severe Allergies

    One of our Doctors suggested I write about the measures I have taken to travel with my severely gluten sensitive son, so Dr. L. this one is for you!  It is my hope that this information will make your future travels a little easier.  Many of these tips are common sense, but many more are borne from necessity.  Please, if you think of something that has helped you in the past I hope that you will share it here. We’re almost ready to leave for our first ever family vacation!   I am running around like the proverbial chicken and trying to tie up loose ends this week.  I admit planning…