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Tag Archives: Celiac Disease
What are Gastrointestinal Disorders?
The digestive system is made up of the gastrointestinal tract (GI), liver, pancreas, and gallbladder and helps the body digest food. Digestion is important for breaking down food into nutrients, which the body uses for energy, growth, and cell repair. … Continue reading
What are digestive disorders?
According to MedlinePlus, “digestive diseases are disorders of the digestive tract” or gastrointestinal (GI) tract, which is made up of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, pancreas, and gallbladder. Some digestive disorders happen once or twice, some are … Continue reading
1 in 133: May is National Celiac Disease Awareness Month
May is National Celiac Disease Awareness Month, but just what is this strange sounding disease, known as celiac sprue or gluten sensitive enteropathy (GSE)? Celiac disease is a genetically-based autoimmune disease that is triggered by the ingestion of gluten—a protein … Continue reading