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29 03, 2013

Celiac Disease and Women

March 29th, 2013|SPRING - Adolescent Gynecology, SUMMER-Obstetrics & Gynecology, FALL - Perimenopausal, WINTER - Postmenopausal Years, Health, Featured Blog Entries|Comments Off on Celiac Disease and Women

Celiac disease or celiac sprue is a disease that was identified as early as 2nd century AD in present-day Turkey and the cause was unexplained until a Dutch pediatrician recognized an association between eating bread and cereals and relapsing diarrhea in his young patients during World War 2. Celiac disease causes malabsorption of the intestines which [...]