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Celiac disease

In celiac disease, the gluten in wheat and several other grains triggers an immune response that attacks the villi that carpet the inside of the small intestine. The classic symptoms include abdominal pain, bloating, and diarrhea. Sensitivity to gluten is a life long problem, so all patients with celiac disease, regardless of symptoms, should keep to a strict gluten-free diet.…

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