• Prometheus Celiac Plus

    Serology, Genetics & Answers
  • Prometheus Celiac Plus

    Serology, Genetics & Answers
  • Prometheus Celiac Plus

    Serology, Genetics & Answers

PROMETHEUS® Celiac Plus PATIENT SITE




Here you can learn more about celiac disease and how it is diagnosed and treated. We encourage you to use the information on this site to discuss celiac disease with your doctor. With an accurate diagnosis and diet management, most people with celiac disease can lead full, active lives. Nearly 3 million Americans have celiac disease but only about 100,000 are diagnosed. In fact, the average patient is not diagnosed with celiac disease until 11 years after first experiencing symptoms of the disease. A diagnosis of celiac disease can be challenging since symptoms may include intestinal gas, bloating, abdominal cramping, diarrhea or constipation. These may seem like Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) or Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Only a doctor can put all the parts of the puzzle together to make a diagnosis.



The Gluten-Free Diet



Gluten is found in the cereal grains, wheat, rye, and barley. That means flour and other wheat-based products contains gluten, but so do many foods you may not suspect, such as soups, soy sauce, sauces, cold cuts, and gravy. While oats don’t contains gluten, they are often contaminated, so unless they’re declared gluten-free, oats should be avoided, too. It’s important to regularly read food labels and talk to a dietician to find out what you can include in a gluten-free diet.