What is celiac disease?

What is celiac disease?

In this video, Dr. Carlo Catassi, Head, Department of Pediatrics, Italy, will explain about the celiac disease. Celiac disease is a permanent contusion characterized by intolerance to dietary gluten. Gluten is a mixture of proteins which is present in wheat and other cereals. Wheat in genetically predisposed individuals causes intestinal mal-absorption and atrophy. He will further talk on several symptoms of celiac disease such as weight loss, anemia, and mal-nutrition, etc.