coeliac disease


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coeliac disease

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(Pathology) a chronic intestinal disorder caused by sensitivity to the protein gliadin contained in the gluten of cereals, characterized by distention of the abdomen and frothy and pale foul-smelling stools
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They warned the fact that gluten free foods were found to be more expensive could lead to those with coeliac disease to stop buying them, compromising their health.
Coeliac disease is not quite the same as being allergic to gluten.
Coeliac disease is a serious autoimmune condition caused by a reaction to gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye.
Mason was diagnosed with coeliac disease when he was four, and his mum claims he has had problems with food at the school since he started aged five.
A Your coeliac disease causes poor absorption of a variety of nutrients and calcium, which build bones up and keeps them strong, is one of them.
According to Coeliac UK, an independent charity helping people with coeliac disease, one in 100 people has coeliac disease in the UK.
Aims: To study the correlation between tissue transglutaminase titre and small intestinal biopsy findings in patients with coeliac disease.
The only way to find out whether you've got coeliac disease or gluten intolerance (sometimes called non-coeliac gluten sensitivity) is to see a doctor.
Low bone mineral density in adult patients with coeliac disease.
Coeliac disease is a serious illness where the body's immune system reacts to gluten found in food, making the body attack itself.