What is Celiac Disease?

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder in which the body mistakenly reacts to gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye, as if it were a poison.

Non-classic celiac more severe

Most children with celiac have non-intestinal symptoms upon diagnosis. These patients show more severe symptoms and damage to the small intestine.

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Extraintestinal Celiac Symptoms in Kids

Headache, short stature, bone and joint issues, mood changes and other non-gastrointestinal problems could be signs of celiac in children.

Does Breastfeeding Prevent Celiac?

For years experts theorized that breastfeeding and timely introduction of gluten could protect children from celiac.

5 Conditions Linked to Celiac

This review describes some less-frequently recognized conditions, highlights recent research and discusses benefits of the gluten-free diet.

Can we deactivate celiac disease?

New research from scientists at Stanford University suggests it could be possible to deactivate celiac disease by blocking a specific enzyme.

Asymptomatic Celiac Disease

While many individuals who are diagnosed with celiac exhibit symptoms, not everyone does. But no symptoms does not mean that gluten is not causing problems.