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Celiac disease symptoms
- Stomach pain
- Bloating and gas
- Feeling rundown
- Osteoporosis (brittle bones)
Celiac disease diagnosis
Talk to your doctor if you think you may have celiac disease. Celiac disease is diagnosed through screenings that include:
- Blood tests that show an immune response to gluten
- Endoscopy that lets your doctor view and biopsy the tissue in your small intestine
- Capsule endoscopy that takes images of your small intestine
Treating celiac disease
Celiac disease is treated with a gluten-free diet. Gluten is found in a variety of products, from salad dressings to pasta.
Have you been diagnosed with celiac disease?
Talk to your provider about developing a diet that is both healthy and gluten-free.