“The Conundrum of Gluten Sensitivity vs. Celiac Disease” with Tom O’Bryan, DC, CCN, DACBN

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The subject of gluten sensitivity and celiac disease is now dominating the mainstream media. This presentation will provide an understanding of gluten sensitivity and celiac disease, and demonstrate how to recognize the differences in the presentation, progression and clinical consequences of the two conditions. The historic methods to identify these conditions will be discussed, as well as more recent comprehensive testing options that reduce false negatives and that accurately reflect gluten sensitivity identification consistent with the frequency of clinical observations seen by practitioners. Recent advances in laboratory medicine have identified accurate testing for not only gliadin (the primary test used to identify gluten sensitivity), also for gluten cross-reactivity, deamidated gliadin, gluteomorphins, multiple gluten epitopes, and gluten immunochemistry. The clinical aspects that support individuals to reclaim their health with an emphasis on diet and nutrition will be emphasized. Dr. Tom O’Bryan is an internationally recognized speaker and workshop leader specializing in gluten sensitivity and celiac disease. Dr. O’Bryan is a practicing graduate of the Institute For Functional Medicine’s hallmark program ‘Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice’. Using the tools of applied kinesiology, laboratory and functional medicine, Dr. O’Bryan assists patients in reclaiming their health with an emphasis on diet and nutrition. This provides a motivating and

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  1. 7bmorr

    Brilliant lecture. Thank? you Dr. O’Bryan for spreading the message about gluten-related diseases.

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