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    have a skin condition known as dermatitis herpetiformis or as others may call it “…celiac disease of the skin.” (“Celiac Disease and” 1). People that experience dermatitis herpetiformis usually do not experience and of the classic digestive symptoms associated with celiac disease. (“Celiac Disease and” 2). This condition is in the form of an itchy, blistering, skin rash and is normally found on a person’s elbows, knees, or lower back. (“Celiac Disease and” 1-2). Dermatitis herpetiformis happens when gluten is eaten and gets into the bloodstream and then this gluten collects in the small blood vessels and an immune reaction occurs. (“Dermatitis Herpetiformis” 1). This skin condition usually…

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    Gluten-Free Diet Risks

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    The potential risks and effects of a gluten-free diet Almost everybody is searching for a way to lose weight fast and millions of people have sought to do that through fad diets. The majority of these diets hold an elevated risk for harming an individual or their body. Lord Byron popularized one of the first known fad diets in the 1820s and it consisted of drinking apple cider vinegar with water. In the 1930’s the grapefruit diet was created which consisted of eating a grapefruit with every…

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    The Canadian Celiac Association (CCA) Edmonton Chapter is a non-profit organization which raises awareness and offers support to those suffering from celiac disease. The organization aims to assist people who have celiac disease by providing information on how to manage the disease and eat a gluten-free diet. Annually, the Edmonton Chapter hosts various events which raise funds for the organization and garner media attention. The organization depends on these events to stay active in the…

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    Celiac Case Studies

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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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    One in every 131 Americans 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…

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    Gluten Research Paper

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    Table Clinic Introduction: Gluten is one of the most extensively consumed proteins in the world. Almost twenty million people state that they commonly experience problems after eating products that contain gluten and a third of American adults say that they are trying to eliminate gluten from their diets. Not only can gluten affect adults, but it can also have just as much of an effect on children as well. Celiac disease is defined as a disease in which the small intestine is hypersensitive to…

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    Celiac disease (CD) AKA celiac sprue, is a auto immune disorder of the small intestine. CD affects genetically predisposed individuals when they ingest the protein gluten. Gluten is a storage protein that is necessary for the germination of grains including; wheat, rye, barley, and to some degree, oats.When a patient with CD ingests gluten the immune system's response damages the intestinal lining mucosa through lymphocytosis, crypt hyperplasia and villous atrophy. These changes are the…

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    There are 300 known symptoms which could Indicate CD. While only one out of every 100 people have CD, approximately one out of seven are properly diagnosed with CD. Some people with CD have no symptoms at all. However, as Larry Studt, M.D. stated “people with celiac disease are still at risk for long-term complications, whether or not they display any symptoms”.Left untreated, celiac disease can lead to additional serious health problems such as; Type I diabetes and multiple sclerosis (MS),…

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    1. Do all plants contain gluten? Make a list of plants that contain gluten. (1 pt) Not all plants contain gluten, but some plants like wheat, rye, and barley are packed with the protein, gluten. Gluten is one of the “most heavily consumed proteins on earth, and is created when two molecules, glutenin and gliadin, come into contact and form a bond” (Specter). Plants that contain gluten include: ➢ Wheat ➢ Rye ➢ Barley ➢ Bulgur ➢ Seitan ➢ Triticale ➢ Mir 2. What are some known health issues…

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    Celiac disease (CD) AKA celiac sprue, is an auto immune disorder of the small intestine. CD affects genetically predisposed individuals when they ingest the protein gluten. Gluten is a storage protein that is necessary for the germination of grains, including; wheat, rye, barley, and to some degree, oats.When a patient with CD ingests gluten the immune system's response damages the intestinal lining mucosa through lymphocytosis, crypt hyperplasia and villous atrophy. These changes are the…

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