Batavia doctor to speak on celiac disease and gluten intolerance
Submitted by Billie Owens on November 16, 2012 - 3:44pm
Gastroenterologist, Jeffrey Goldstein, MD, will discuss and answer questions related to celiac disease and gluten intolerance at a free community health talk sponsored by United Memorial Medical Center from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 27.
This event will be held in the Healthy Living Classroom in Cary Hall, 211 E. Main St., Batavia.
Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder triggered by the gluten protein, commonly found in wheat products. As many as two million Americans, or one in 133 people, are estimated to be affected by the illness.
Dr. Goldstein has been a member of the United Memorial medical staff for nearly two years. He is board certified in gastroenterology and opened a private practice in Batavia on Nov. 12, which is located at 229 Summit St., suite 8.
To reserve a seat for this community health talk, please call Healthy Living at 344-5331.