Celiac Disease in the Elderly

An auto immune response to eating gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye that causes damage to the small intestine.

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  • Why Seniors Pass Gas and What You Can Do About It

    An excessively gassy elder can leave a caregiver torn between respecting their dignity and wanting to get some fresh air. For seniors, there's always that nagging fear that excess gas may indicate a messy accident or a serious digestive problem.

  • Celiac Disease in the Elderly

    Celiac disease in the elderly can be easily managed by following a proper diet. Doctor's today are seeing cases of celiac disease or gluten intolerance in the elderly.


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