A case study of a wheat-free diet on autoimmune disease progression
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Background and Aims: Autoimmune disease encompasses a broad range of over 80 conditions for which only three have an identified environmental trigger. Gliadin is the trigger in celiac disease, a condition that has been linked to other autoimmune conditions including Crohn's disease and type I diabetes (T1D). The purpose of this study was to investigate case studies of autoimmune patients who employed a wheat-free or Paleo-style diet (WFP) to manage their conditions. Methods: A descriptive case study was performed that utilized questionnaires administered online and medical records from autoimmune ...