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Celiac Disease

What is celiac disease?

Celiac disease is a chronic (long-term) digestive and immune disorder that damages your small intestine. The damage may prevent your body from absorbing vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients from the food you eat. This can lead to malnutrition and other serious health problems

Celiac disease is triggered by eating foods that contain gluten. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, rye, and other grains. It may also be in other products like vitamins and supplements, hair and skin products, toothpastes, and lip balm.

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  1. Celiac Disease (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is celiac disease? Celiac disease is a chronic (long-term) digestive and immune disorder that damages your small intestine. The damage may prevent your ...
  2. Celiac Disease Screening What is a celiac disease blood test? A celiac disease blood test looks for signs of celiac disease in a sample of your blood. Celiac disease ...
  3. Celiac disease is a condition in which the immune system is abnormally sensitive to gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. Celiac disease is an ...
  4. Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition that damages the lining of the small intestine. This damage comes ... The exact cause of celiac disease is not known. The lining of the intestines have small areas called villi which project outward into the opening ...
  5. If you have celiac disease , it is very important that you receive counseling from a registered dietitian who specializes in celiac disease and ...
  6. Celiac disease is an immune disorder passed down through families. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, ... found in some medicines. When a person with celiac disease eats or drinks anything containing gluten, the ...
  7. Celiac Disease Program Videos Video (Boston Children's Hospital)  
    ... Home Programs Celiac Disease Program Patient Resources Videos Celiac Disease Program | Videos Celiac Disease Program | Contact Us ... Contact Us Listen Watch: Raising a child with celiac disease Boston Children's Hospital will teach you and ...
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  9. Gluten Sensitivity (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... gluten. Gluten sensitivity may sometimes be called non-celiac gluten sensitivity or gluten intolerance. Gluten sensitivity is different from celiac disease. Both involve problems with gluten. They can ...
  10. ... gluten-free diet is the main treatment for celiac disease . Some people believe a gluten-free diet ... gluten-free diet for a number of reasons: Celiac disease. People with this condition cannot eat gluten ...
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