Ask Dr. Weir – May 2021

This month Dr. Weir answers questions about testing siblings for celiac disease and other health monitoring issues.

Ask Dr. Weir – December 2020

Ask Dr. Weir – December 2020 Dr. Dascha Weir This month’s “Ask the Expert” features Dr. Dascha Weir, MD, Associate Director, The Celiac Disease Program, Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Weir answers questions about follow-up care for your child with celiac disease. Question – What annual tests should a child with celiac disease have to ensure that they are managing the … Read More

Ask Dr. Weir – November 2020

Ask Dr. Weir Dr. Dascha Weir This month’s “Ask the Expert” features Dr. Dascha Weir, MD, Associate Director, The Celiac Disease Program, Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Weir answers questions about growth after the adoption of the gluten-free diet and the testing of siblings. Question – My son was diagnosed with celiac disease because he wasn’t growing very well. How long … Read More

Ask Dr. Weir

Ask Dr. Weir – October 2020 Dr. Dascha Weir This month’s “Ask the Expert” features Dr. Dascha Weir, MD, Associate Director, The Celiac Disease Program, Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Weir answers questions about the flu vaccine and differentiating between COVID-19 and gluten exposure symptoms. Question – Should patients with celiac disease still get vaccinated for the flu this fall? Is … Read More

Candy List Updated for 2020

Celiac Kids Connection’s annual candy list has been updated for 2020. We hope you will find this helpful as we look towards Halloween and the holiday season. If you have any questions. all of the candies on our list include contact information for the manufacturer. Remember, ingredients are subject to change and you should rely on the ingredient list on … Read More

Is there Gluten in my Hand Sanitizer?

By Francie Kelley, Executive Director, Celiac Kids Connection The short answer is – maybe. It is rare to find gluten in hand sanitizer, but it is possible. Due to COVID-19 we are all washing our hands and we are washing them A LOT. When we cannot wash our hands, we are using hand sanitizer. The CDC and FDA both recommend … Read More