Category: celiac disease

What Is Celiac Disease?

Villous atrophy is a sign of celiac disease. Villi are small finger-like extensions of the lining of the intestine that are visible only under the microscope. Celiac disease is a hereditary allergy to gluten...

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What is Celiac Disease?

(image thanks to glutenfreehelp.info) Celiac disease is a hereditary allergy to gluten that results in damage to the small intestine. Common symptoms include loose stools, fatigue, weight loss and generally poor health. However, symptoms...

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Questions about Celiac Disease

What Is Celiac Disease?
 Celiac disease is a hereditary allergy to gluten that results in damage to the small intestine.Common symptoms include loose stools, fatigue, weight loss and generally poor health. However, symptoms can...

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What is Celiac Disease?

Villi are small finger-like extensions of the intestinal lining which have been damaged in celiac disease. Celiac disease is diagnosed by measuring damage to the small intestine, either by blood testing or, traditionally, with...

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Celiac Disease Q&A

Biopsy of small bowel showing celiac disease. (image thanks to wikipedia.org) What is celiac disease? You may have never heard of celiac disease, but it is actually a fairly common problem. In fact, 1...

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Celiac Disease Q&A

Biopsy of small bowel showing celiac disease manifested by blunting of villi. (img thanks to wikipedia.org) What is celiac disease? You may have never heard of celiac disease, but it is actually a fairly...

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Celiac & Gluten Q&A

  With all of this news lately about Domino not-so-gluten-free pizza, we thought that this would be a good time to remind people what Celiac disease and Gluten intolerance is and is not. What...

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