Celiac Disease. This disease is a digestive disease that damages the small intestines and won’t tolerate certain foods. Symptoms. Acidosis Back pain Night blindness Weakness Weight loss Malnutrition For children unable to grow . Long T erm Effects.
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This disease is a digestive disease that damages the small intestines and won’t tolerate certain foods.
By: Emily Petro and Kevin Cestero
This disease can be life threatening.
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Celiac disease is a genetic disorder that affects at least 1 in 133Americans. Symptoms of celiac disease can range from the classic features, such as diarrhea, weight loss, and malnutrition. The disease mostly affects people of European descent. The only acceptable
treatment for celiac disease is
strict adherence to a 100%
gluten-free diet for life.