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Dear Dietitian – What are the differences among gluten sensitivity, celiac disease, and wheat allergies?

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Dear Dietitian,

I've been experiencing a lot of digestive problems like stomach cramping and bloating. My friend has celiac disease and thinks I may have it, too. I have an appointment with my doctor and have been reading up on celiac disease. I don't understand the differences between gluten sensitivity, celiac disease, and wheat allergy. Can you help?

Susan

Dear Susan,

Dear Dietitian – Weight loss and polycystic ovarian syndrome

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Dear Dietitian, 

I have lowered my total cholesterol by 100 points to a healthy level, but I haven't lost weight. I've been trying to lose weight, but it has consistently stayed the same. Is this normal? 

I was recently diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome, which may have something to do with it. Still, it's frustrating to do so well for my cholesterol and not see any changes. 

Georgia

Dear Georgia,