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Celiac disease apps help create gluten-free meal plans

Celiac Disease App

Technology has made shopping and planning the daily menu at home easier for people with celiac disease. Smartphone apps can make the entire process better and help you identify gluten-free items quickly, so you can plan the meals with ease. Although new apps continue to be added to the online stores, there are several that have received positive reviews.

Federal school lunch program concerns for celiac disease

Celiac Disease School Lunch

There are new concerns about the federal school lunch program for children with celiac disease. Students on a restricted diet continue to face problems in the cafeteria and classroom with gluten, but new guidelines may create additional issues. The National School Lunch Program is facing ongoing criticism, and families who have children with celiac disease are worried.

Medicaid coverage of autism services ordered by CMS

Autism medicaid coverage

Families who have requested help for autism services from Medicaid are getting a glimmer of hope. Each state previously had its own rules that often left families struggling to pay for services on their own. Now, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is making significant changes that will affect all the states.

Vitamin D used to prevent heart attacks questioned by new research

heart disease and vitamin d

A new study has attempted to address the common question about using vitamin D to help prevent heart attacks. Based on earlier research, some patients believe that low levels of this vitamin can lead to heart disease. However, the latest study shows the vitamin may not be as powerful as previously thought.

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