May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month

May is Celiac Awareness Month

Celiac disease is a serious genetic autoimmune disorder where the ingestion of gluten leads to damage in the small intestine.  It is estimated to affect 1 in 100 people worldwide.  Two and one-half million Americans are undiagnosed and are at risk for long-term health complications.

May is Celiac Awareness Month - brendamueller.com

Celiac Disease at a Glance

Celiac Disease at a Glance - brendamueller.com

An Invisible Illness

Celiac Disease: An Invisible Illness - brendamueller.com

If you think you may have Celiac Disease you can visit: celiac.org for a symptoms checklist.

Source:

https://celiac.org/celiac-disease/understanding-celiac-disease-2/what-is-celiac-disease/

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