allergy http://kbia.org en Gluten-free by popular demand http://kbia.org/post/gluten-free-popular-demand <p>Six months ago, Kara Welter drastically changed her diet by eliminating food that contains wheat, rye or barley.</p><p>“I don’t eat gluten,” said Welter, a 41-year-old marketing executive in Kansas City. “I happened to just try it because I was having stomach issues for years. And it turns out within three days, I stopped having stomach issues.”</p><p>Welter’s gluten decision stemmed from what she read online. Medical tests showed that she did not have a gluten sensitivity or celiac disease, the disorder that causes the immune system to reject the gluten.</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 15:18:37 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 32057 at http://kbia.org Gluten-free by popular demand Medicare agency drops MU Health investigation http://kbia.org/post/medicare-agency-drops-mu-health-investigation <p>A federal Medicare regulator has dropped its inquiry into deficiencies at the University of Missouri Health System after the university pledged to make changes.</p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 14:16:07 +0000 Associated Press 27968 at http://kbia.org Medicare agency drops MU Health investigation