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KIDS Celiac Disease

The following links provide information about everything from symptoms to treatments to how to talk to your friends about Celiac Disease.

Celiac Disease (Kids Health)

Have you ever eaten gluten? No, not glue – gluten! If you’ve ever eaten a piece of bread, a slice of pizza, or a bowl of cereal, chances are you have.

 

Celiacs, Inc.

The symptoms of celiac disease in children typically become apparent three to five months after first consuming gluten- containing foods although for some few cases, the interval may be as short as one month. Several of the experts on infant feeding advise that solid foods should not be introduced to a baby’s diet until nearly five months old and that gluten-containing cereal should be avoided for the first six months of life.

Kids IBS

The following links provide information about everything from symptoms to treatments, to how to talk to your friends about IBS.
Digestive Basics – Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Children (NDDIC)
In children, IBS is treated mainly through changes in diet.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Teen Health)
Everyone gets a stomachache or a bout of diarrhea now and then. But for some people stomachaches are a regular occurrence.