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Glossary for Type 1 diabetes related Celiac Disease

  • Abdominal conditions: Medical conditions affecting the abdominal region.
  • Abdominal cramps: A condition which is characterized by the sensation of muscle cramps that is located in the abdomen
  • Abdominal pain: A condition which is characterized by the sensation of pain that is located in the abdomen
  • Allergy-like conditions: Medical conditions with similar effects to those of allergies.
  • Anemia: Reduced ability of blood to carry oxygen from various possible causes.
  • Autoimmune diseases: A group of disorders in which the primary cause is the an inflammatory reaction caused by the body's own immune system attacking tissues
  • Chronic digestive conditions: The chronic digestive conditions include Bowel Cancer, Coeliac Disease, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Diverticular disease, Flatulence, Haemorrhoids, Indigestion and heartburn, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis), Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Lactose Intolerance, Ulcers
  • Congenital conditions: Any condition that you are born with such as birth defects or genetic diseases.
  • Diabetes-like conditions: Medical conditions that appear to be similar to diabetes.
  • Diarrhea: Loose or watery stool.
  • Digestive Diseases: Diseases that affect the digestive system
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Endocrine system conditions: Medical conditions affecting the endocrine systems, such as the related hormones or glands.
  • Immune disorders: Disorders that affect the immune system
  • Infertility: The inability to produce offspring
  • Intestinal Conditions: Conditions that affect the intestines
  • Mucus membrane conditions: Medical conditions affecting any of the mucus membranes.
  • Osteoporosis: Bone thinning and weakening from bone calcium depletion.
  • Pale stool: Unusual paleness of stool
  • Pancreas conditions: Any condition that affects the pancreas
  • Peripheral neuropathy: Peripheral neuropathy is the term for damage to nerves of the peripheral nervous system, which may be caused either by diseases of the nerve or from the side-effects of systemic illness.
  • Refractory Celiac Disease: Refractory Celiac Disease is celiac disease that fails to respond to treatment which involves a gluten-free diet. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder characterized by intolerance to gluten by the small intestine. The condition is quite uncommon and often the resulting poor absorption of nutrients from the intestines leads to a poor prognosis.
  • Richieri-Costa Pereira syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by the association of short stature, Pierre Robin sequence, cleft mandible, hand anomalies and clubfoot.
  • Seizures -- intellectual deficit due to hydroxylysinuria: A rare syndrome characterized by mental retardation, seizures and high levels of hydroxylysine in the urine.
  • Swollen belly: abdominal distension may be primary or secondary to an underlying pathology of the abdomen or any other system

 

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