Celiac Disease

Dec 15, 2002 Issue
Gluten-Sensitive Enteropathy (Celiac Disease): More Common than You Think [Article]

Gluten-sensitive enteropathy or, as it is more commonly called, celiac disease, is an autoimmune inflammatory disease of the small intestine that is precipitated by the ingestion of gluten, a component of wheat protein, in genetically susceptible persons. Exclusion of dietary gluten results in heali...

Mar 1, 1998 Issue
Detecting Celaic Disease in Your Patients [Article]

Celiac disease is a genetic, immunologically mediated small bowel enteropathy that causes malabsorption. The immune inflammatory response to gluten frequently causes damage to many other tissues of the body. The condition is frequently underdiagnosed because of its protean presentations. New prevale...

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