- WHAT IS CELIAC?
- WHAT IS THE LONG TERM RISK OF CELIAC DISASE ?
- What is the gluten in tolerance
Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that can occur in genetically predisposed people where the ingestion of gluten leads to damage in the small intestine. When people with celiac disease eat gluten(a protein found in wheat, rye and barley), their body mounts an immune response that attacks the small intestine.