Celiac disease

Celiac Disease: Sign & Symptoms

Celiac Disease Sign & Symptoms: Infographic

Celiac Disease is an autoimmune disease where the body is intolerant to gluten; a type of protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. If gluten is consumed by a person having Celiac Disease it destroys the villi of the small intestine. It is a chronic condition and can go undiagnosed. Since the villi of the small intestine are damaged there is a lack of vitamin and mineral absorption.

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