A rare but hazardous association has been found between common blood pressure drug olmesartan (Benicar) and celiac disease which may lead to misdiagnosis and unnecessary treatment.
What does CD stand for?
CD stands for Celiac Disease
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First, celiac disease has been around since long before wheat was genetically modified.
Celiac disease is a digestive disorder characterized by an abnormal immune response to gluten (a protein found in wheat) and poor absorption of nutrients.
Today, we know that celiac disease is an intestinal disorder that affects susceptible individuals when they are exposed to certain cereal grains in the diet.
SAN DIEGO -- Celiac disease affects an estimated 1% of people in the United States, yet only about 3% of people with the disease are being diagnosed.
Currently, the only effective therapy for celiac disease is for patients to exclude gluten-containing foods from their diets.