Celiac Disease - Symptoms, Conditions and Treatments

Dr. David Israel, BSc, MD, FRCPC, Gastroenterologist, discusses celiac disease symptoms and treatment.

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Dr. David Israel, BSc, MD, FRCPC, Gastroenterologist, discusses celiac disease symptoms and treatment.
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Featuring Dr. David Israel, BSc, MD, FRCPC
Celiac Disease - Symptoms, Conditions and Treatments
Duration: 50 seconds

So celiac disease would affect any age group, and people mainly would suspect it if they have severe abdominal pain, diarrhea, weight loss while eating one of the three grains rye, barley and wheat.

If you're not having those in your diet, you can not really develop celiac disease, so those would be the main reason to start being suspicious.

In younger children, they can present with some different set of symptoms, and they can be just not growing, or be anemic, or having irritabilities that is not explained.

So one need to really, if you have those concerns, discuss with your family physicians, or your pediatricians, and get more evaluation.

Presenter: Dr. David Israel, Pediatrician, Vancouver, BC

Local Practitioners: Pediatrician

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