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  • Celiac Disease and COVID19

Celiac Disease and Covid-19

COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it a multitude of doubts and uncertainty. Thus, it has raised certain questions within the celiac community. Today we want to provide answers to these questions.  Are people with celiac disease considered a risk group? In the statement of the Spanish Society for Coeliac Disease (SEEC) we find the answer. [...]

2021-03-25T11:12:45+01:0025 de March, 2021|News and current affairs|

Down Syndrome and Celiac Disease

Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that occurs in 1 in 600-700 pregnancies. It is caused by the presence of an extra copy of chromosome 21, (trisomy of pair 21), so that people with Down syndrome have 47 chromosomes instead of 46. Precisely in couple 21, we can find some of the related genes with [...]

2021-03-18T11:18:44+01:0018 de March, 2021|News and current affairs|

Clinical manifestations of Celiac Disease

The first consensual definition of Celiac Disease was published in Acta Pediátrica in 1970. Currently, it is defined as an autoimmune-based multisystemic disease caused by gluten and related prolamines in genetically susceptible individuals (HLA DQ2 or DQ8 haplotypes). It is characterized by: a series of gluten-dependent symptoms, specific to Celiac Disease, and enteropathy. The clinical [...]

2021-03-11T12:55:01+01:0011 de March, 2021|News and current affairs|

Celiac disease and lactose intolerance

What is lactose intolerance? Lactose is a sugar present in mammalian milk. For its digestion, it must be broken down into glucose and galactose, a process mediated by the necessary action of an enzyme called lactase. This reaction takes place in the intestine, specifically in the villi of the small intestine, which are responsible for [...]

2021-03-03T13:41:46+01:003 de March, 2021|News and current affairs|