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CELIAC SPRUE

Overview Celiac Sprue is most commonly called Celiac Disease (CD) but may also be referred to as non-tropical sprue or gluten sensitive enteropathy.  It is a lifelong auto-immune disorder in which the digestive tract adversely reacts to gluten.  It is not a food allergy.   Once considered a rare childhood disease, CD is now thought to affect approximately one out of every 133 people in the United States. Wh ...

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