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.


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.