My co-worker asked me twice if I had seen the news about a drug for Celiac’s before I remembered to look online.

The short story is that a new drug, Lazarati will apparently allow those with Celiac’s to eat gluten without having any reaction, by preventing the intestine from getting damaged.  The article notes that Lazarati is not meant as a cure, but rather as a means to “ingest small amounts of gluten without fear of falling ill.”

I would be skeptical of a so-called cure, but since I already use digestive enzymes, which seems to help when I eat suspect foods, the idea of a drug that allows for small indiscretions actually sounds like a pretty nice deal to me.  What do you think?

Read the full article here.