Celiac disease is an auto-immune disorder triggered by ingestion of gluten. Gluten is a protein that is found in wheat, barley and rye. For people with celiac disease, gluten causes damage to the microscopic tissue lining the small intestine. This damage can impair the absorption of some nutrients. Symptoms of celiac disease include diarrhea, weight-loss, bloating, fatigue and other serious complications.
To learn more about the symptoms or conditions that we treat visit our patient care page. To find out how we treat our patients visit the treatment approaches page. For more information on this condition or any medical issue, feel free to call us at 480-428-3232 or schedule an appointment with an SCNM clinician.