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    Understanding Celiac Disease

    Celiac disease is a life-long medical condition in which the absorptive surface of the small intestine is damaged by a substance called gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye and barley. Celiac disease is also known as gluten-sensitive enteropathy (GSE) or celiac sprue. 

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    Celiac Disease

    There is a lot of talk these days about gluten. Dr. Khush Jeejeebhoy is an expert and shares his insights on how to distinguish between disease and sensitivity and how this can affect your diet and health.

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    Celiac Disease

    At the 2012 CDHF Digestive Health Public Education Forum, Dr. Sanjay Murthy gave an interesting and educational presentation on Celiac Disease to a capacity crowd.

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    Celiac Disease is not an Allergy

    There are over 110,000 Canadians living with Celiac disease and another 220,000 suspected to have the disease. This session helps viewers understand the medical differences between food intolerance, food allergy, and Celiac disease. Our expert reviews each of these conditions, common misconceptions, detection and treatment, and how these conditions impact the individuals who must deal with them on a daily basis.

    Presenter: Dr. Connie M. Switzer, Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Chair, Professional Advisory Board, Canadian Celiac Association

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Enhancing lifelong health

The Canadian Digestive Health Foundation believes our ability to help establish, enrich and protect a healthy gut microbiota is the key to lifelong health