Additional Reading for Celiac Disease History BuffsTricia Thompson
In Honor of Celiac Disease Awareness Month, Gluten Free Watchdog is writing a series of articles (the goal is one per day during the month of May) related to the gluten-free diet–currently the ONLY treatment for celiac disease.
Posts one through four have been about the early history of the dietary treatment for celiac disease. Some of you may be interested in learning more history while others of you would like to move on already! Before moving on to the next topic tomorrow, here are links to three full text articles on the history of the gluten-free diet and celiac disease…
- If you are interested in learning more about Willem-Karel Dicke, see the article, “Pioneer in the gluten free diet: Willem-Karel Dicke 1905-1962, over 50 years of gluten free diet” available at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1374403/pdf/gut00562-0009.pdf
- If you are interested in when and why Dicke first wondered about wheat and its relationship to celiac disease, see the short communication titled, “History of Coeliac Disease” available at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1835793/?page=1
- If you are interested in the general history of celiac disease, see the article, “From Aretaeus to Crosby: a history of coeliac disease” available at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1838854/
Tomorrow’s Post: Banana Baby Follow-Up: Making Connections