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Transcript of Celiac Disease
It can cause a wide variety of symptoms, both intestinal and extra-intestinal because it is a systemic autoimmune disease
can affect anyone, it tends to be more common in people who have:
A family member with celiac disease.
Type 1 diabetes
Down syndrome or Turner syndrome
Autoimmune thyroid disease
* Rehab Alhejeli
* Samar Felemban
Is a protein found in:
Lifelong gluten-free diet
A young woman died in Italy during 1st century
she had short height (140cm), clinical history:
A multisystem immune based disorder that is triggered by the ingestion of gluten in genetically susceptible individuals.
Where she lived in a region with a broad culture of wheat. The area is supported by the lack of other bodies found with signs of malnutrition
celiac disease has risen in recent decades and is currently about 1% of the population worldwide.
The reason for this rise is unknown.
The prevalence and incidence of celiac disease are dependent on several factors:
Underlying genetics of the population (a prerequisite for diagnosis)
Gluten exposure and possibly infant feeding patterns
Other environmental risk factors
Awareness of disease (among patients and physicians)
Slow growth pattern