Jun/Jul 2012

Life Story

Actress Pauley Perrette

It was 2003 when Pauley Perrette first played Goth forensic scientist Abby Sciuto on the TV global sensation NCIS. In 2011, she was voted America’s favorite prime-time television star. Perrette’s early goals were to work with animals or be an FBI agent, having studied at John Jay School of Criminal Science—and to live a long, happy and healthy life. To this end, she is disciplined about physical activity and healthy eating habits and always tries to look on the bright side of life.   More...

All in the Family: Celiac Disease

Subscribers Only — When Michelle Sullivan, DO, diagnoses a new patient with celiac disease, she blocks at least an hour. Michelle, who practices in the South Chicago suburb of Mokena, Illinois, doesn’t want to rush this news. And because it’s too much information to take in at once, she sends her patients home with a CD she’s prepared chock full of information about safe and unsafe foods, recipes and a collection of TV specials on celiac disease.   More...

Celiac Symptoms

Subscribers Only — Symptoms of celiac disease vary widely. They may occur in the digestive system or in other parts of the body. It’s possible that symptoms may only be recognized in hindsight or that there may be no symptoms at all.   More...