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May Is Celiac Disease Awareness Month. 3 Helpful Resources To Share

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May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month in the United States. We will be bringing you facts and information all month to help you spread the word!

Here are 3 to start you off!

  1. Celiac Disease Is Not an Allergy and You Cannot Grow Out of It. Celiac disease is a genetic immune-mediated health disorder that stems from an intolerance to dietary gluten and affects an astounding 1 in 100 people worldwide. What does that mean??? It means celiac disease runs in families and causes the immune system to go into attack mode, and is all caused by eating certain grains. It affects at least one person you know, but this person may not know it. This section explains Celiac Disease.
  2. Six Ways Celiac Disease Can Kill You – Many people do not realize the seriousness of celiac disease. It can kill you fast, slow or just make your life miserable and limit your potential over the course of decades. The good news is that most problems that stem from celiac disease can be avoided, fixed or halted by adopting a gluten-free diet and taking other actions (like supplementing missing nutrients) depending on the specific symptoms or complication. Learn more about these 6 (but not the only) ways celiac disease can kill you if it goes undiagnosed and untreated.
  3. Over 300 Signs, Symptoms, Associated Disorders and Complications. The majority of health problems that are either directly or indirectly caused by celiac disease stem from malabsorption of nutrients – nutrient deficiencies. Most people think of skinny, emaciated people when they think nutrient deficiencies and malabsorption. This is not the case. You can be thin, normal weight or overweight and suffer from deficiencies. Visit our Symptom Guide, which lists every sign, symptom, associated disorder and complication. If you want to fix these problems, head on over to our Gluten Free Works Health Guide, which tells how to fix each one. (Going gluten-free is just step one!)

Let’s make this a successful Celiac Disease Awareness Month. Share this information with your friends and family, especially if you have celiac disease, but they haven’t been tested!

Thank you!

John Libonati, Publisher

 

About John Libonati

John Libonati
Author Information: John Libonati, Philadelphia, PA Publisher, Glutenfreeworks.com & The Gluten Free Works Health Guide. Editor & Publisher, Recognizing Celiac Disease.
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