Celiac Disease, 1st Edition

  • Jacqueline Langwith
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  • ISBN-10: 073776614X
  • ISBN-13: 9780737766141
  • DDC: 616.3
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 162 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released July 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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This new volume in the Perspectives on Diseases & Disorders series provides an overview of celiac disease, a genetic disorder of the digestive system. Coverage includes a look at diagnosis, prevention, and current research. Controversies surrounding celiac disease, such as the impact of screening and the role of gluten-free diets in CD care, are also discussed. Several personal stories of people affected by celiac disease are included.

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