Dr. Robert Pastore, PhD, CNS

Celiac Disease and Pneumococcal Infections

2019-10-30 • By Dr. Robert Pastore • 4 minutes
Celiac Disease

Individuals with celiac disease have a higher risk of pneumococcal infection due to the higher incidence of hyposplenism in the celiac disease population. Those with celiac disease should consider pneumococcal vaccination.

Common Nutrient Deficiencies in the Newly Diagnosed Celiac Disease Patient

2019-10-09 • By Dr. Robert Pastore • 4 minutes
Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is a disease that attacks the nutrient absorption areas of the small intestine. Nutrients that appear in peer-reviewed literature that are typically deficient include vitamins A (retinol), D, E, K, folic acid, B6, B12, and the minerals calcium, copper, magnesium, zinc, selenium and iron. But that's not the full story...

Celiac Disease Can Present Differently in the Pediatric Population

2019-10-03 • By Dr. Robert Pastore • 4 minutes
Celiac Disease
Pediatrics

Celiac disease present differently in pediatric cases compared to the adult population, including failure to thrive, delayed onset of puberty, short stature, and thin extremities.

Celiac Disease: High Risk Groups, Related Disorders and Comorbidities

2019-09-12 • By Dr. Robert Pastore • 10 minutes
Celiac Disease

Celiac disease can be vexing in how it presents in clinical practice. In this article, I cover current conditions and diseases that have been linked to celiac disease in multiple studies in peer-reviewed literature.

The Celiac and Obesity Connection?

2019-08-30 • By Dr. Robert Pastore • 6 minutes
Celiac Disease
Obesity

Being overweight or obese should not rule out celiac disease. Overweight or obesity can be a direct symptom of celiac disease or secondarily due to celiac induced autoimmunity.

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