Celiac Disease

Celiac disease (Gluten Enteropathy or non Tropical Sprue) is caused by intolerance (allergy) to Gluten, a protein found in many wheat, barley and maize products. This allergic inflammatory reaction caused blunting of the finger like villi that absorb digested nutrients from the gut into the blood stream. This leads to a malabsorption disorder. The disease is genetic.

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:: Clear Lake Office

Coastal Gastroenterology Associates

1015 Medical Center Blvd
Suite 1400
Webster, TX 77598

Phone: (281) 557-2527

:: Texas City Office

Coastal Gastroenterology Associates

7111 Medical Center Drive
2nd Floor 
Texas City, TX 77591

(by appointment only)