Tag Archives: Celiac Disease

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

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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

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