CELIAC DISEASE AKA CELIAC SPRUE
Jeffry Howard Reeves
jhr0001 at jove.acs.unt.edu
Sat Oct 28 00:49:26 EST 1995
On 27 Oct 1995, Dave Most wrote:
> I would appreciate any information regarding celiac disease (also known
> as celiac sprue).
> Please send any information to the following E mail address.
> Thank you.
> Mr. Anatole T. Most
Funny you should ask...
My cousins 8 yr old son was recently (last week or so) with
Celiac Sprue. The Dr's told his mother that it is a genetic disease
which is prevalent among those of Irish lineage, as is the case with my
family. According to the family grapevine, the condition has something
to do with the lining of the small intestine, which prevents the uptake
of iron. Also, ingestion of food containing gluten, such as bread,
results in the production of substances which are toxic to some extent.
Other than that, I have no more information. But, I am also interested
in any information to be had. Please forward anything you can add or
corrections to the address below.
jhr0001 at jove.acs.unt.edu Have Waders...Will Travel
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