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    PATH2201 Processes in Disease Media Assignment – Can Probiotics Aid in the Treatment of Coeliac Disease? Elissa Jennifer Watt (z3463000) 21/09/14 Tutor: Melanie Walker Introduction Advances in medical diagnosis and screening have revealed that coeliac disease (CD) is a major health issue across the world, affecting all ages. In Australia, the rate of CD was previously estimated to be around 0.4% (Hovell, et al., 2001). More recent estimates suggest that around 1.2% in men and 1.9% in women are affected (Anderson, et al., 2013). Similar statistics from various countries confirms the global prevalence of this disease. In individuals affected, the consumption of gluten-containing foods triggers an immune response. Avoidance…

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    Coeliac disease is specific for its disruption in normal nutrition absorption within the mucosa of the small intestine due to the flattening of the villi within the lining of it due to its affects (1). Individuals primarily affected by coeliac disease are generally genetically predisposed to factors which illicit an autoimmune response on the mucosa of the small intestine (4). This causes the improper function of many digestive mechanisms responsible for protein uptake, more specifically in the…

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    Coeliac Disease And its effect on The Digestive System Introduction This report will examine the digestive system, its function in a healthy body and how it is affected in a patient who suffers from coeliac disease. http://www.entwellbeing.com.au/gluten-intolerance-vs-coeliac-disease/ The Digestive System…

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    Pregnancy and celiac can be a detrimental problem but only when left untreated. I have personal experience with someone close to me who was diagnosed with celiac disease almost one year ago. After trying for over a year to get pregnant for a second time and give her 3-year-old son a sibling, she is now 6 months pregnant and due to have a sweet baby girl in March of 2017. I saw the struggle and pain that she went through and, fortunately, was there to see the relief in her soul when she finally…

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    Description Celiac Disease is a chronic small bowel disease characterized as an autoimmune disorder that occurs in genetically predisposed individuals. People inherit this genetic variation from their parents. Gluten, the trigger for Celiac Disease, is a combination of proteins, found in wheat, barley, and rye, called prolamins. Most common are the promanlines called gliadins, glutenins, hordeins, and secalin which all contain proline and glutamine residues. These residues make gluten resistant…

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    Celiac disease and type 1 diabetes are autoimmune disorders within the human body. An autoimmune disorder is a condition where the antibodies of the immune system attack the healthy cells and tissues. Since they’re both autoimmune disorders, the possibility of them being related genetically increases due to same genes to trigger the immune response. Scientist are investigating the possibility of these two disorders having a genetic similarity, causing individuals who have celiac to be more…

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    Celiac Disease Case Study

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    Digesting Celiac Disease: Examining Biological Components and Sex-Based Considerations Celiac disease (CD), an autoimmune condition involving the body’s averse response to gluten proteins in wheat, barley, and rye, was once primarily prevalent in Europe and Australasia and was rarely studied or diagnosed in the United States (Kang, Kang, Green, Gwee, & Ho, 2013). However, prevalence and incidence rates of CD, especially in the United States, have increased over the past several decades (Catassi…

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    Celiac Disease Many would say that we live in a world where food is not only a necessity but can ultimately become your “silent” best friend. However; for some, it can be quite a tedious experiences especially when a person is limited to what he or she can eat. How might this be? Well, let’s take a look at Celiac Disease. What exactly is Celiac Disease? According to NIH, “Celiac Disease is an immune disorder in which a person cannot tolerate gluten causing it to damage the inner lining of the…

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    have Celiac disease; that is one percent of the population. Out of that one percent, 83% of them are underdiagnosed or misdiagnosed. With over 300 diagnosed symptoms, this disease is a challenge to identify and is normally misdiagnosed. However, being the next title holder, I would have the opportunity to speak to a wide variety of people about Celiac disease and the symptoms. In doing so, I hope to decrease the number of Americans that go undiagnosed and educate people on what this disease…

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    Family Diet Analysis

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    health because there is a difference between nutrition and calories. The diet that I had planned for my family consists of a variety of different foods, though in general, a typical meal would be comprised of a serving of wheat in some shape or form, meat, and occasionally vegetables. However, potatoes were extremely beneficial, for they exhibit a unique sense versatility. One can sauté, steam, mash, bake, fry, boil, roast, and grill a potato, each of them being vastly different from one…

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