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This page contains links to eMedTV Celiac Disease Articles containing information on subjects from Causes of Celiac Disease to Celiac Disease Diagnosis. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Causes of Celiac Disease
    The exact causes of celiac disease are not yet known; however, as explained in this portion of the eMedTV library, scientists have identified specific genes that appear to play a role in causing this condition.
  • Celiac Desease
    Celiac disease, as this page of the eMedTV archives explains, is a condition that damages the small intestine. The disease involves an intolerance for gluten, a protein found in some grains. Celiac desease is a common misspelling of celiac disease.
  • Celiac Disease
    People with celiac disease cannot tolerate gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, and other foods. This eMedTV article takes a look at this disorder, including the damage it can cause in the body, symptoms that may occur, and how it can be treated.
  • Celiac Disease and Osteoporosis
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, there is a relationship between celiac disease and osteoporosis -- untreated celiac disease can cause osteoporosis. This article explains how celiac disease may lead to osteoporosis and discusses good bone health.
  • Celiac Disease Diagnosis
    As this eMedTV segment explains, diagnosing celiac disease often involves blood tests and a biopsy. Diagnosing this disease can be difficult because its symptoms are similar to those of other illnesses, such as Crohn's disease.
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