typically presents in the second decade of life.
Association/USA, Newsletter--Lifeline, published quarterly
People with this condition, also known as celiac sprue
, can't tolerate gluten, a protein present in grains such as wheat, barley, and rye.
nearly 1 percent of the population--have celiac sprue
It has become a popular ingredient for use in developing novel cereal foods, especially for persons suffering from gluten sensitivity, such as celiac sprue
and other chronic diseases.
The exception is celiac sprue
, which occurs about 10 times more often in patients with diarrhea-predominant IBS-like symptoms than it does in the general population.
Structural basis for gluten intolerance in celiac sprue
For someone suffering from celiac disease, also called celiac sprue
or celiac enteropathy, all forms of gluten are toxic to the digestive system.
American Gastroenterological Association medical position statement: Celiac sprue
disease occurs in people with a genetic intolerance of gluten, a food protein contained in wheat and other grains.
Food Lion notes that the product is also free of gluten, "a bonus for people with gluten-sourced allergies, such as celiac sprue