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    Celiacs disease (gluten-sensitive enteropathy) is a condition where in some people, gluten cannot be digested and causes an immune response. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, oats, and rye. In some people who take in and ingest gluten, an enzyme named transglutaminase transforms the gluten into a chemical that triggers an immune reaction, causing irritation and inflammation of the lining of the small intestine (Wedro, 2016). The microvilli that make up the inside surface of the intestine

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    Alteration in the microbiota in Celiac Disease Introduction Consumption of cereal crops has been important in the history of humankind, and the ingestion of gluten – a class of proteins present in certain types of cereals which are mainly found in bread, pasta, cookies, and beer - has been linked with the development of diseases. Celiac disease (CD) is an autoimmune enteropathy, affecting mainly the small intestine. CD is triggered by the ingestion of gluten in genetically susceptible individuals

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    Celiac disease: an often missed diagnosis Commonly referred to as wheat allergy, celiac disease is not an allergic disorder; rather it is actually intolerance to gluten, a protein in wheat. It is also known as celiac sprue, nontropical sprue and gluten-sensitive enteropathy. Celiac disease occurs in people who have a genetic susceptibility. It was considered a north European disease initially but now it has a high prevalence in all the continents. In north- India it affects 1 in 200-300 individuals

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    Coeliac disease Overview Celiac disease (gluten-sensitive enteropathy), sometimes called sprue or coeliac, is an immune response to eating gluten. people with coeliac disease who eat gluten, the immune system reacts ab`normally in your small intestine. Causing small bowel damage. The tiny, finger-like projections which line the bowel called villi become inflamed and flattened. This is referred to as villous atrophy. Villous atrophy reduces the surface area of the bowel used for nutrients absorption

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    Celiac Disease : A Disease

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    Celiac disease, which is also called coeliac disease, is a genetic autoimmune disease that injures the small intestine. Gluten is a protein that is in some wheat, barley, and rye. It is also a new fad diet and being gluten intolerant is something a majority of the population may claim. However, for those who really have celiac disease it is more serious. In fact, "Despite popular belief, celiac disease is a serious genetic autoimmune disease, not the latest fad diet", according to the organization

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    50 Celiac Disease Dascha C. Weir, MD Ciaran Kelly, MD Celiac disease (CD) is an immune-mediated enteropathy secondary to permanent sensitivity to wheat gluten and related proteins in rye and barley. It results in characteristic histologic changes consisting of inflammation, crypt hyperplasia, and villous atrophy of the small intestine in genetically susceptible individuals. Significant variability in the clinical presentation of CD in the pediatric population complicates recognition of

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    Nature of the disease Celiac disease is a fairly common disease but is not very well known. Celiac disease, or celiac sprue, is a digestive condition triggered by consumption of the protein gluten (Hill, Clinical manifestations and diagnosis of celiac disease in children, 2011). Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, rye, and oats. People with celiac disease who eat foods containing gluten experience an immune reaction in their small intestines, causing damage to the inner surface of the

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    A disease can be described as a pathological process, which presents a set of features that can influence different parts within the human body. (5) Nowadays there are a huge number of disorders that have spread around the world. When a disease hits the digestive system it is considered to be one of the most deadly diseases and some of these diseases are; gastritis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, colon cancer and celiac disease. Celiac disease has been the most common disease in the world these

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    Celiac disease is a T-cell-mediated, autoimmune, genetic illness that targets the small intestine in which the absorption of nutrients, particularly fats, is impaired. The disease has been described as “a permanent intolerance to ingested gluten that damages the small intestine, characteristically inducing crypt hyperplasia and villous atrophy, and typically resolves with removal of gluten from the diet.” (AJN 34). Celiac disease appears to be more prevalent in women than in men. Genetic and immune

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    Celiac disease is the most common genetic autoimmune disease on the planet. This means you cannot grow out of this disease. Celiac disease is projected to affect at least 1% of the population in the world. Celiac Disease is a reaction to eating gluten; gluten is a protein found in various foods including: wheat, rye, and barley and is also found in foods such as bread, pasta, cookies, and cakes. Many products like, lip balms and lipsticks, hair and skin products, toothpastes, vitamin and nutrient

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