Sentence Examples


  • Celiac disease is a disease of the digestive system in which the inside lining of the small intestine (mucosa) is damaged after eating wheat, rye, oats, or barley, resulting in interference with the absorption of nutrients from food.
  • You may not have celiac disease, but you may experience the reactions of one who is allergic to the presence of gluten in the foods you eat.Likewise, you are not necessarily hard-wired at birth for allergies and/or sensitivities.
  • Millions of celiacs live in the United States who are, no doubt, better off health-wise for that "Very Green Salad"; but, occasionally each celiac needs to be reminded that his worth as a person exceeds his genetic complications.
  • Because celiac disease has a hereditary influence or genetic component, close relatives (especially first-degree relatives, such as children, siblings, and parents) have a higher risk of being affected with the condition.
  • Although there is no risk and much potential benefit to the use of GFD for treatment of celiac disease, the widespread use of gluten-containing grains in Western cultures makes adapting to a gluten-free diet challenging.