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Celiac disease is a medical condition in which the body is unable to properly digest foods containing gluten, as the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness explains. When individuals with celiac disease consume gluten-... More »

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No cure for celiac disease has been found as of 2015, according to WebMD, but the disease can be managed with a gluten-free diet. People with this condition must stay on this diet for the rest of their lives to avoid fla... More »

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More than 300 potential symptoms exist for celiac disease, varying based on age, diet and overall health, according to WebMD. Common symptoms for adults include iron deficiency, arthritis, bone loss, seizures and skin ra... More »

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