May is: National Digestive Diseases Awareness Month

May is: National Digestive Diseases Awareness Month

When I prayed for success, I forgot to ask for sound sleep and good digestion. ~ Mason Cooley Digestive Diseases Digestive diseases are disorders of the digestive tract, which is sometimes called the gastrointestinal or the GI tract. In digestion, food and drink are broken down into nutrients so that the body can absorb them and use them as energy and … Continue reading May is: National Digestive Diseases Awareness Month

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May is Celiac 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 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.