Thread: Celiacs Disease
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Old 05-08-2013, 12:21 PM
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Originally Posted by canadiancare View Post
Celiac isn't an allergy. It is a disease where the villi of the small intestine (kind of like plant roots) are damaged by gluten and can't absorb nutrients properly. Continued abuse/exposure can lead to bowel cancer.
I call it an allergy because most people can identify with that when I say I can't have X, Y, Z nor can I have anything that might be cross contaminated.
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