Finding time for self-care is important, and it's especially true when you have a condition like celiac disease or gluten intolerance. Mike and Cam share some of their own self-care tips and talk about some of the stratagies they employ on a daily basis to rejuvenate and recharge!
Mike and Cam are excited to sit down with Orly Gottesman, founder and owner of Modern Bread and Bagel. Orly shares her personal story about her husband's celiac diagnosis, leading her on an international culinary journey of discovery. Orly’s fascination with finding a way to replicate her gluten filled favorites ultimately led her to creating an amazing line of gluten free flours, gluten free breads, donuts, and bagels that are so amazing they are indistinguishable from the gluten filled versions.
During a recent get together, Mike has a sinking feeling that he got glutened. Thanks to the help of his NIMA Partners sensor, that fear is confirmed. He shares some of his takeways from this strange situation and the guys discuss other tools that might be helpful after a suspected contamination. Mike also shares some tooth troubles and his detective work to see if having celiac disease contributed to the problem.
Mike and Cam welcome Meghan Donnelly, registered dietician and Senior Manager of Nutrition Services at ScharUS. Meghan talks about the unique approach that Schar takes by having dieticians in key roles at the company around the world. They also discuss some of the innovative ways that Schar makes their products, including growing their own grains as well as the important work that they are doing to help to reduce food insecurity in the gluten free community.
Mike's daughter and returning guest, Jessica, joins her Dad and Cam to talk about high school drama. But not the typical roller coaster, the celiac kind! Jessica shares her insights and how she stays positive despite some of the challenges she's encountered lately, including a teacher who made her happy she has a 504 Plan, tumbling into a misstep at gymnastics practice, and a big decision to make on whether to participate in a class trip.
Part 2 of Winter News and Notes is a jam packed episode filled with great stories and advice! Mike and Cam comment on an incredible email from a newly diagnosed listener with a house full of teenagers and a whole lot of unanswered questions. They also share lists of some of the top gluten free ballparks and some of their own tips on how you can be prepared and stay safe when heading out to a sporting event. You will also find out about the intriguing saga of KC Potato Girl and so much more!
We've got surprising updates plus great listener letters from our Mailbag. In part 1 of Winter News and Notes, Mike and Cam share the intriguing story of a woman who was diagnosed in High School, and still struggled as a graduate student until she was finally able to find excellent medical support in her area. They also give an update on some of the demographic breakdown of celiac disease and much more! Stay tuned for next week's show where the guys turn to thoughts of Spring, talking about safe gluten free options at ballparks and their advice on what to do before heading out to the old ballgame!
Mike and Cam welcome back Dr. Denis Chang and Vanessa Weisbrod from Boston Children's Hospital Celiac Disease Program. They continue their discussion about some of the top takeaways from the past year's International Celiac Disease Symposium (ICDS 2022). In part two they talk about a wide range of topics including oats, facts about dating with celiac, how Dr. Chang became the "TikTok Doc" and so much more!
The International Celiac Disease Symposium (ICDS) happens every 2 years. It's where the top celiac researchers, doctors and advocacy groups convene to discuss the future of celiac disease diagnosis and treatment. This past October, ICDS was in Sorrento, Italy. Mike and Cam are excited to bring Dr. Denis Chang and Vanessa Weisbrod, of The Celiac Disease Program at Boston Children's Hospital, who both attended ICDS, to share some of their top takeaways. There was so much great information that we made it a two part podcast. In part 1, join us to hear about new approaches to diagnosing celiac disease, why the diet and lifestyle is not a "one size fits all" treatment, and so much more!
Do you suffer from skin irritations or flare ups due to celiac disease or gluten intolerance? Mike and Cam reveal some of their own struggles with skin issues while discussing some of the common skin conditions that can present to people with gluten intolerance and celiac disease, including: DH, eczema, alopecia and more. They also share some tips on what you can do to help minimize those itchy and irritating skin outbreaks that are no fun at all.
Ring in the New Year with a fun and festive episode, part 2 of our epic Holiday podcast party! Mike and Cam are excited to welcome back our 3 special guests; Craig Carlino, Lyle Smart and Craig Hardgrove as they continue to work their way through 9 of Groundbreaker Brewing's amazing gluten free beers. All five guys look ahead to 2023, sharing their hopes as well as trying to predict what lies ahead for the gluten free and celiac community. Whether simple and straightforward, like hopes for expanded treatment options, or seemingly insurmountable, like NASA Craig who's just looking for a good gluten free Italian Beef sandwich, it'll have you laughing your way into 2023 :)