Vikki is acknowledged as a pioneer in advances to identify and treat gluten sensitivity. The HealthNOW Medical Center uses a multi-disciplined approach to addressing complex health problems. It combines the best of internal medicine, clinical nutrition, chiropractic and physical therapy to identify the root cause of a patients health condition and provide patient-specific wellness solutions. Dr. Vikki Petersen is passionate about sharing her clinical research findings and treatment solutions for gluten sensitivity and optimum wellness with patients and the general public. As a national lecturer and international radio personality, she makes regular national radio appearances, and headlines speaking events for Silicon Valley and Fortune Five Hundred companies, covering topics ranging from gluten sensitivity, managing stress and womens health. Dr. Petersen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Smith College and a Doctorate from Northwestern College of Chiropractic. Dr. Petersen has received Certified Clinical Nutritionist certification from the International and American Association of Clinical Nutritionists. In practice for over 20 years, she remains on the forefront of advances in gluten sensitivity identification and treatment and a wide spectrum of health issues. Prior to her career in the healing arts, she was a world class figure skater – awarded a gold medal ranking in figures from the United States Figure Skating Association. Her Web site is http://www.healthnowmedical.com . Ads by Google: Celiac.com 11/26/2012 – This article originally appeared in the Autumn 2011 edition of Celiac.com’s Journal of Gluten-Sensitivity . I speak to many people from across the country, and internationally, who contact me requesting help. The issues they face are summarized into three categories: individuals with celiac disease who do not have their disease under good control; those with gluten sensitivity who remain less than healthy despite their gluten-free diet; individuals, and this is a big one, who are convinced that they have a gluten problem, due to self experimentation, but who are unable to get any corroboration or support from their doctors.