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Celiac disease vs gluten sensitivity

The fundamental difference between celiac disease vs gluten sensitivity is the definition - not the illnessCurrently, celiac disease is defined by the histological appearance of damage seen in the small bowel mucosa (the tissue sample is obtained by the small bowel through an endoscope). However, this definition will change in the future and be based on the blood test results (tTG, DGP, EMA) which are more sensitive in detecting the early … [Read more...]