Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Maureen Leonard, MD, MMSc, In the News

Do patients with celiac disease need probiotics?
Kevin MD published an article written by Maureen Leonard, MD, MMSc, regarding whether or not patients with celiac disease need probiotics. 

One In Five Children With Celiac Disease May Not Respond To A Gluten-Free Diet

The Huffington Post published an article written by Maureen Leonard, MD, MMSc, noting that one in five children with celiac disease may not respond to a gluten-free diet; a finding from recent research completed by Dr. Leonard and colleagues.

Gluten-Free Diet Does Not Repair Intestinal Damage in Some Children With Celiac Disease
Maureen Leonard, MD, MMSc, and colleagues write about the need for revisiting the criteria for monitoring mucosal recovery and managing pediatric celiac disease. Despite following a gluten-free diet for a year, nearly 20% of children with celiac disease continue to show signs of intestinal damage on repeat biopsies, according to a new study.

The Celiac Project Podcast
Mike and Cam from the Celiac Project Podcast interview Maureen Leonard, MD, MMSc, about the ground-breaking CDGEMM study involving infants and the microbiome, which aims at uncovering the unknown triggers that in combination with specific genetics and gluten ingestion results in some individuals developing celiac disease at age 3 and others at age 53. See video.

Lies People Somehow Still Believe about Gluten
Article from Thrillist Health quotes Maureen M. Leonard, MD, MMSc, of the MassGeneral Hospital for Children Center for Celiac Research and Treatment. If you're one of the people who have jumped on the gluten-free bandwagon, your deprivation is (probably) doing you no good, unless medically necessary.

Yahoo Beauty: Extra-Intestinal Manifestations of Celiac Disease
In an article from Yahoo Beauty, Maureen Leonard, MD, MMSc, of the MassGeneral Hospital for Children Center for Celiac Research and Treatment, comments on the extra-intestinal manifestations of celiac disease, and complications associated with undiagnosed celiac disease.

Self Magazine: Extra- Intestinal Manifestations of Celiac Disease
In an article from Self Magazine, Maureen Leonard, MD, MMSc, of the MassGeneral Hospital for Children Center for Celiac Research and Treatment, comments on the extra-intestinal manifestations of celiac disease, including nutrient malabsorption.

Gluten-free diet may not reduce intestinal damage in all children with celiac disease
In surprising findings, researchers from MassGeneral Hospital for Children and Boston Children's Hospital have discovered that nearly one in five children with celiac disease sustained persistent intestinal damage, despite strict adherence to a gluten-free diet.

Living Gluten-Free: Nonresponsive Celiac Disease

http://www.todaysdietitian.com/newarchives/0816p14.shtml

Article from Today's Dietitian quotes Maureen M. Leonard, MD, MMSc, of the MassGeneral Hospital for Children Center for Celiac Research and Treatment.

Separating wheat from chaff in gluten sensitivity

https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/scicurious/separating-wheat-chaff-gluten-sensitivity

Article in Science News quotes Maureen M. Leonard, MD, MMSc, of the MassGeneral Hospital for Children Center for Celiac Research and Treatment.

Infant Study for Celiac

http://www.celiacchicks.com/misc/celiac-disease/infant-celiac-disease.html

Interview of Maureen Leonard, MD, MMSc, of the MassGeneral Hospital for Children Center for Celiac Research and Treatment.

Studying celiac's infancy
Maureen Leonard, MD, is looking for 500 newborns at risk for celiac disease. The third-year Mass General Hospital for Children (MGHfC) Pediatric Gastroenterology fellow is working with Alessio Fasano, MD, director of the Center for Celiac Research and division chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at MGHfC.

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