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‘Here’s How I Knew I Had Celiac Disease’

by Dr. Patricia Varacallo DO
‘Here’s How I Knew I Had Celiac Disease'

Celiac disease affects around 3 million Americans, but fewer than one in three have been diagnosed, according to the Celiac Disease Foundation. The foundation defines celiac disease as a “genetic autoimmune disease” that causes “the body to attack its own small intestine” and that “can lead to many other devastating health conditions, including cancer.”

The main trigger for celiac disease is gluten. In recent years, gluten-free diets have soared in popularity, not just for those with celiac disease but also for others who find appeal.

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