Celiac Disease

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    Gluten is a type of protein found in wheat, barley and rye, as well as foods made from these grains. Consuming even the smallest amounts can damage the intestines of someone with celiac disease.

  • Celiac Disease: An Introduction

    In the United States, approximately 1 in 141 individuals is diagnosed with celiac disease — a lifelong condition — which damages the lining of the small intestine and prevents it from absorbing parts of food that are important for health.

  • Does My Child Need a Gluten Free Diet

    Gluten is a protein found in certain grains like wheat, barley and rye and is harmless for most children - with the exception of celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity.

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