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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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Celiac disease

Celiac Disease

This disease is a digestive disease that damages the small intestines and won’t tolerate certain foods.

By: Emily Petro and Kevin Cestero


Symptoms

Symptoms

  • Acidosis

  • Back pain

  • Night blindness

  • Weakness

  • Weight loss

  • Malnutrition

  • For children unable to grow


Long t erm effects

Long Term Effects

This disease can be life threatening.

  • Tooth enamel defects

  • Damage to the nervous system

  • Increased risk of cancer

  • Organ disorders

  • Pancreatic disease

  • Internal hemorrhaging


Facts

Facts

  • 1 in 133 Americans have celiac disease

  • An estimated 2.8 million Americans across all races ages and genders suffer from celiac

  • 6 to 10 years is the average time a person waits to be correctly diagnosed

  • 5,000-12,000 dollars is the

    average cost misdiagnosis

    per person/year of celiac, not

    including lost work time


Summary

Summary

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.


Questions

Questions

  • What can’t you eat if you have celiac disease?

    • Food that contain gluten

  • What is the cost of misdiagnosis per person/per year?

    • 6,000-12,000

  • Is celiac disease a genetic disorder or a parasite?

    • A genetic disorder


Works cited page

Works Cited Page

Information:

  • http://www.celiac.com/articles/572/1/A-Summary-of-Celiac-Disease-and-Gluten-Intolerance-by-Scott-Adams/Page1.html

  • http://www.umm.edu/celiac/celiac_facts.htm

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  • http://sensitivediner.com/celiac-disease-on-the-rise/

  • http://media.photobucket.com/image/money/8kay1kay3/money.jpg

  • http://rhac.jbschwartz.com/pain-management.html


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