A 39-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

how to deal with celiac disease?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Eduardo Ibarguen-secchia
37 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Diet: Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease caused by gluten. It is the only curable autoimmune disease by going on a 100% gluten free diet. Suggest you visit celiac.Org (celiac disease foundation).
Answered on Mar 7, 2014

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Celiac Disease: Celiac disease (gluten-sensitive enteropathy) has three of the following features: villous atrophy; malabsorption, weight loss, or other signs of nutr ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Celiac disease: Celiac disease is atrophy of the intestinal villi caused by an immune response to gluten and gliadin.
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Can be: Think of the digestive tract as an assembly line where food comes in, is reduced to its parts, then moved into the body where the parts can be re-asse ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
1:133: Average risk of celiac is 1:133 in the us. If there is a family history of celiac then the risk increases.
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month