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Celiac Sprue
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Celiac Sprue

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  • 1. WHAT IS IT? Celiac Sprue
  • 2. <ul><li>CELIAC DISEASE (CD) IS A GENETIC DISORDER. </li></ul><ul><li>IN PEOPLE WITH CD, EATING CERTAIN TYPES OF PROTEIN, CALLED GLUTEN , CAUSES DAMAGE TO THE SMALL INTESTINE. </li></ul><ul><li>GLUTEN IS FOUND IN WHEAT, BARLEY AND RYE. </li></ul>What is Celiac Disease
  • 3. Celiac Disease is… <ul><li>A genetic, inheritable disease. </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 133 people have CD </li></ul><ul><li>Only 3% of all people with CD have been diagnosed. </li></ul><ul><li>This means there are over 2.1 million people undiagnosed with Celiac Disease in the United States. </li></ul>
  • 4. What does CD do to the body? <ul><li>Celiac Disease causes… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Malnutrition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Damage to the small intestine (villous atrophy) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skin blisters, known as dermatis herpetiformis </li></ul></ul>
  • 5. <ul><li>A FOOD ALLERGY. </li></ul><ul><li>AN IDIOSYNCRATIC REACTION TO FOOD PROTEINS. </li></ul><ul><li>TYPIFIED BY A RAPID HISTAMINE TYPE REACTION. </li></ul>Celiac Disease is not…
  • 6. Symptoms of Celiac Disease <ul><li>Six percent of all type 1 diabetics also have Celiac Sprue. </li></ul><ul><li>Common Symptons: </li></ul><ul><li>Weight loss. </li></ul><ul><li>Stomach cramps after eating foods with gluten. </li></ul><ul><li>Slow growth, or malnutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Symptoms vary from patient to patient, there is not such thing as a “typical celiac.” </li></ul><ul><li>Only 10% of those with Celiac Disease show the classic symptoms. </li></ul><ul><li>Visit Celiac Sprue Association for a complete list of symptoms. </li></ul><ul><li>www.csaceliacs.org </li></ul>
  • 7. Celiac Treatment <ul><li>There are many food options for those with CD. </li></ul><ul><li>There are online stores where you can purchase food items. </li></ul><ul><li>Many supermarkets carry gluten-free foods, if you know where to look. </li></ul><ul><li>Whole Foods is a great place to shop for gluten free foods. They make it easy on the child and parents. </li></ul><ul><li>There is no cure for Celiac Disease. The only treatment is a life-long commitment to a gluten-free diet. </li></ul>
  • 8. <ul><li>FIRST, WORK WITH THE STUDENT AND THEIR FAMILY. </li></ul><ul><li>KEEP THEM INFORMED OF ALL HAPPENINGS AT THE SCHOOL. (PARTIES, CELEBRATIONS, OUTINGS, ETC.) </li></ul><ul><li>PROVIDE THE STUDENT WITH A PLACE TO PREPARE THEIR MEALS. (CAFETERIA FOOD IS NOT AN OPTION, AND NO ONE SHOULD HAVE A COLD LUNCH EVERYDAY) </li></ul><ul><li>LEARN AS MUCH AS YOU CAN ABOUT CELIAC DISEASE. </li></ul>What can Schools do?
  • 9. <ul><li>CELIAC SPRUE ASSOCIATION </li></ul><ul><li>WWW.CSACELIACS.ORG </li></ul><ul><li>CELIAC.COM </li></ul><ul><li>WWW.CELIAC.COM </li></ul><ul><li>CONTACT YOUR LOCAL HOSPITAL OR SCHOOL NURSE THEY ARE A GREAT RESOURCE. MANY COMMUNITIES HAVE CELIAC SUPPORT GROUPS. </li></ul>Where can I go to learn more about Celiac Disease
  • 10. Just for your students and friends <ul><li>Here is your first recipe for your students and friends who have CD. </li></ul><ul><li>Little gestures such as this mean a great deal to those with CD. </li></ul><ul><li>All to often, those with CD exclude themselves from events that involve food because it is difficult for them to participate and be part of the group. </li></ul><ul><li>Gluten-free Peanut Butter Cookies </li></ul><ul><li>2 cups peanut butter </li></ul><ul><li>2 cups white sugar </li></ul><ul><li>4 eggs, beaten </li></ul><ul><li>2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips (optional) </li></ul><ul><li>1 ½ cups chopped pecans (optional) </li></ul><ul><li>1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease Cookie sheet. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Combine peanut butter, eggs and sugar. Mix until smooth. Mix in chocolate chips and nuts if desired. Spoon dough by tablespoons onto cookie sheet. </li></ul><ul><li>Bake for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Let cookies cool on cookie sheets, 5-10 minutes, before removing. </li></ul>

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