The parents of a child who was petite, Amang call it the 7-year-old, got frustrated because her child can not eat fat and hard since the age of 1 year. After consultation with various specialists no progress experienced by children. Finally, a doctor convicted child suffering from celiac disease, so that problems can be reduced even though his son was too late.
Or celiac disease are also often called Celiak Disease, Nontropical Sprue, enteropathy Gluten, Celiac Sprue is an inherited condition, which occurs against gluten intolerance (a protein), which causes changes in the small intestine so that an interruption of nutrient absorption into the body causing various disturbances in the human body functions.
Celiac disease occurs in 1% of the population of children and adults. In adulthood there are 2-3 times more women than men. The disease is not only known in Europe but also in the Middle East, Asia, America and Africa. Although many people affected by this disease and the incidence increased, but still a lot happening underdiagnosis, although even in one country in Europe has been reported in 1 patient 77 people.
In Indonesia up to now still unknown numbers will happen, but it is thought the figure was not far from 1 than 100 people. The author conducted research on people with eating difficulties in children treated in Jakarta PICKY EATERS CLINIC (Klinik Special Difficulty Eating In Children) expected about 34% of the population of children is difficult to eat celiac disease, because the time of the avoidance of dietary gluten there is clinical improvement meaningful.
Celiac disease is a permanent disease long term. Some of the factors that influence the occurrence of disease, namely genetic factors, environmental and caused by sensitivity to gluten, the protein contained in wheat and rye, barley (barley) and wheat. Foods containing these ingredients are bread, biscuits, pasta, sauces and so on. The process of this disorder is the presence of antibodies to gluten that can disturb the surface of the small intestine. This disruption causes the intestinal lining becomes flat flakes. This flat surface is less able to digest and absorb food.