Healthy Conversations FREE Seminar SeriesUnderstanding CeliacIf you have celiac disease, eating gluten (a protein found inwheat, barley, and other grains) triggers an immune responsein your small intestine. Sometimes just a tiny particle ofgluten causes a cascade of painful reactions that can persistfor days afterward. Some people with celiac disease may nothave symptoms, but damage to the small intestine is still occurring. Identifyingceliac disease through proper testing and diet is the first step to feeling betterDr. Joshua Vandersteen, Gastroenterologist from the Ogden Clinic, will walk youthrough the signs and symptoms of celiac disease. If you experience any of thefollowing, this Healthy Conversation will provide you with information to helpget your body on the right track. Abdominal cramping/bloating table bowel:sMouth sores or cracks in the cornersWeight lossConstipation/diarrhea.Bone and joint pain.Energy loss/fatigue/brain fogJoin us to learn more about how and why people get celiac disease. Weencourage participants to ask questions.Light refreshments and door prizes will be offeredTuesday, August 226:00 p.m.Oak RoomPlease watch for the H2U signs on thesouthwest entrance of the hospital.)RSVP by calling1-866-887-3999MOUNTAINSTAROgden RegionalMedical Center

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Healthy Conversations FREE Seminar Series Understanding Celiac If you have celiac disease, eating gluten (a protein found in wheat, barley, and other grains) triggers an immune response in your small intestine. Sometimes just a tiny particle of gluten causes a cascade of painful reactions that can persist for days afterward. Some people with celiac disease may not have symptoms, but damage to the small intestine is still occurring. Identifying celiac disease through proper testing and diet is the first step to feeling better Dr. Joshua Vandersteen, Gastroenterologist from the Ogden Clinic, will walk you through the signs and symptoms of celiac disease. If you experience any of the following, this Healthy Conversation will provide you with information to help get your body on the right track . Abdominal cramping/bloating table bowel:s Mouth sores or cracks in the corners Weight loss Constipation/diarrhea .Bone and joint pain . Energy loss/fatigue/brain fog Join us to learn more about how and why people get celiac disease. We encourage participants to ask questions. Light refreshments and door prizes will be offered Tuesday, August 22 6:00 p.m. Oak Room Please watch for the H2U signs on the southwest entrance of the hospital.) RSVP by calling 1-866-887-3999 MOUNTAINSTAR Ogden Regional Medical Center

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