Mike and Cam share some great listener letters in their Summer News and Notes Part 1! There is a definite travel theme going on as Cam also recounts his recent road trip to Colorado which had some epic highs, but landed on a bit of a sour note. We also share a news story about a woman with celiac disease who has the worst plane trip of her life! Along the way we share lots of helpful tips and takeaways to help make sure that all of your summer travel is safe and gluten free.
Mike and Cam take a unique journey into the world of artificial intelligence from a celiac and gluten free perspective. Cam guides Mike down the “rabbit hole” to explore Chat GPT and to see how accurate its answers are to questions they submit about celiac and gluten free living. It gets personal when they ask Chat GPT to answer questions pertaining to them, including some hidden talents that Cam didn’t even know he had! An entertaining and eye-opening episode!
It has been a rough few weeks for Mike! What he initially thought was the stomach flu turned out to be so much more! In hindsight, Mike unpacks part of the mystery as to what might have caused some of his recent digestive issues. He chronicles his health scare to Cam, and the stress of having to stay in the hospital. He also shares some near miss moments of getting gluten and tips on how you can stay safe at the hospital.
To conclude our special Celiac Awareness Month podcasts, Mike and Cam sit down with Dr. Marty Linseisen. Marty has the unique point of view of being a doctor whose celiac disease diagnosis directly coincided with finishing medical school. He shares his dramatic story of diagnosis, which included many missteps along the way. Marty’s own celiac journey has made him passionate about raising awareness, busting myths, and helping advocate for the celiac community.
Mike and Cam welcome dentist and oral health educator, Melissa Ing. Melissa is passionate about raising awareness about celiac disease within the dental community. She is at the forefront of dental research and education, and talks to us about her efforts to bridge the gap between the medical and dental health professionals as it relates to celiac disease. Melissa shares some of her tips about how to make sure you are approaching your dental health in the best ways possible.
A native of India and currently studying abroad in the UK, celiac advocate, Annika Dhariwal, has been working to raise awareness about celiac disease in India. Diagnosed as a child, Annika created her own website, Gluten Free Jio, finding countless ways to help raise awareness and support the celiac community. Annika’s story and message are truly inspiring–she is a great asset to the celiac and gluten free community!
Mike and Cam welcome Dr. Benjamin Lebwohl, gastroenterologist and researcher at the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University. Dr. Lebwohl is one of the leading experts in the field! Mike and Cam have a far reaching conversation, including the latest in research and treatment of celiac disease, and how to increase awareness both within the medical community as well as the general population. Dr. Lebwohl also talks with us about what future treatment for celiac disease patients might look like, plus the changes and innovations in treatment that he is most looking forward to.
May is Celiac Awareness Month, and that means it’s time for our 8th Annual, “Celiac State of the Union” Podcast! Mike and Cam check the rear view mirror on what’s been happening in the celiac and gluten free community and share their top insights and takeaways. One thing is clear to the guys: while it can still be a struggle to live with celiac disease and gluten intolerance, there are many things to feel optimistic about moving forward. We hope everyone has a great Celiac Awareness Month!
Spring News and Notes is bursting with fascinating emails and news! Mike and Cam hear from an author with a diagnosis story that is “all in the family!” We also discuss some tips for cleaning gluten off of surfaces when traveling. Also, a friend of the podcast, who happens to be a scientist, checks in with some very ingenious tests that she has run, and you won’t believe the results!
Spring News and Notes are here! Mike and Cam kick off part 1 with an update from Donna, who has six teenagers and is trying to assess which ones have gluten issues and if there is any other celiac disease within her family tree. The guys also discuss the disheartening story of a “gluten free” bakery that was actually filled with gluten. Plus, news of some fun events coming up in Celiac Awareness month and beyond.