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Celiac Disease

Information about Celiac Disease

We Have to Know about the Celiac Disease

  • Occurs generally in families
  • Intake of certain foods causes damage to the intestinal tract and disturbances in digestion

Could be dangerous, if the answer is YES for any one of the following questions

  •  Any impaired digestion?

Causes of Celiac Disease

  • Not known

Do’s and Don’ts of Celiac Disease

Signs & Symptoms of Celiac Disease

  • Diarrhea
  • Weight Loss
  • Malabsorption

Medical advice for Celiac Disease

  • Uncontrollable increased bowel movements

Risk factors of Celiac Disease

  • Diabetes
  • Turners syndrome
  • Downs syndrome
  • IgA deficiency

Treatment for Celiac Disease

  • Gluten-free diet
  • Correct any nutrient deficiencies

Self-care for Celiac Disease

Safe foods include:

  • fruits and vegetables
  • meat
  • milk-based items
  • potatoes, rice, corn, beans
  • cereals made without wheat or barley malt
  • a wide variety of specialty foods (such as bread, and pastries) made with alternative grains (rice, potato, or corn flours and starches)

Investigations for Celiac Disease

  • Tissue trans glutamate antibodies
Medical advice for Celiac Disease
Symptoms of Celiac Disease