In this week's episode Mike and Cam talk with newly diagnosed celiac, Wendy Giman. Wendy, a journalist, covers a myriad of topics in her travels. We talk to Wendy about how she got diagnosed, her lack of symptoms, her love of food and New York City and the fact that she never really liked wheat to begin with! Follow her kitchen exploits, her giant dog, Archie, travels and everyday adventures on her Instagram account – WendyWalksArchie.
Mike and Cam react to the study originally published in the Journal of Gastroenterology, showing that of the major GI diseases funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), celiac disease is woefully behind the others. Why is this?! To gain insight, we talk about Alice Bast's recent article on the topic published in the Huff Post. We speculate on some of the reasons that CD is so behind and discuss possible answers as to how we can help facilitate change.
Mike and Cam welcome Liis Windischmann. Liis is an inspirational speaker, on-air TV personality and top model. Her health journey with autoimmune Gluten Ataxia and Hashimoto’s has transformed her world, motivating her to empower others to lead proactive lives. Liis is excited to have recently launched Falling Into Zen: 10 Guided Meditations Under 10 Minutes on major digital platforms worldwide. She’d love to connect with you at www.liisonlife.com and on social media through @liisonlife.
Mike and Cam ring in 2018 by discussing promising news concerning medications and the pharmaceutical industry. The FDA proposes recommendations for labeling gluten in medications -- it's a start! We also talk about the GIG's ongoing struggles to protect their certified GF logo. What are your hopes for the celiac and gluten free world in 2018? Mike and Cam share theirs.