Jane Anderson writes about medical issues for both physicians and patients in a variety of different publications. Since late 2003, Jane has been coping with celiac disease and the gluten-free diet, and she now helps other celiac disease patients learn how to eat gluten-free and get healthy.
Jane started her journalism career as a newswoman with the Associated Press but quickly specialized in medical writing. She formerly served as Washington bureau chief for Medical Tribune, a newspaper for physicians, and as editor of Inside Health, a patient education newsletter. Over the course of her career, she has written about numerous common health problems, including celiac disease as well as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and asthma.
Jane graduated with a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the State University of New York at Albany.
By Jane Anderson:
Following the gluten-free diet can seem overwhelming, especially if you’re newly diagnosed but even if you’ve been doing it for awhile. I’m constantly finding new places gluten can hide. If you have celiac disease, you have no choice – you must be vigilant about your diet, because your health depends on it. But I’ve also learned that it’s possible to eat well and live very well (and not obsess about food constantly) if you have celiac disease. My goal is to help you get healthy and live well, too.