Everything you need to know about coeliac disease
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In a randomised, double-blind placebo-controlled trial, the effects of oral l-carnitine (2 g day) for 28 days were assessed in patients with suspected acute Ml. Total cardiac events, including cardiac deaths and non-fatal infarction, were 1 5.6 in the carnitine group and 26.0 in the placebo group. Angina pectoris (17.6 vs 36.0 ), New York Heart Association class III or IV heart failure plus left ventricular enlargement (23.4 vs 36.0 ) and total arrhythmias (13.7 vs 28.0 ) were significantly less in the carnitine group compared with placebo (Singh et al 1996). Cardiomyopathy Cardiomyopathy appears to cause leakage of carnitine from heart stores, which may make cardiac tissue vulnerable to damage however, it is unclear whether carnitine leakage is a cause or effect of cardiomyopathy (Baker et al 2005). Long-term placebo-controlled studies (10-54 months) using an oral dose of 2 g day l-carnitine for treatment of heart failure caused by cardiomyopathy found a statistically significant...
As saponins may cause irritation to the gastric mucosa and skin, A. hippocastanum should be taken with food, should not be applied topically to broken or ulcerated skin and should be avoided by people with infectious or inflammatory conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, including coeliac disease and malabsorption disorders.
Factors influence the growth process, but the majority of these operate through modulation of the GH axis. This is not to say that all growth failure in childhood is due to GH deficiency but rather that GH acts as a final common pathway for the integration of all these signals. For example, patients with celiac disease grow poorly due to malabsorption, but in addition their GH response to a number of provocative stimuli is blunted. They are not, per se, GH insufficient, as the GH secretion returns to normal once the underlying abnormality in the gastrointestinal tract is rectified.
Celiac disease An intestinal malabsorption disorder occurring in some individuals who may lack an enzyme necessary for the hydrolysis of N-glutamyl peptides in the small intestine. As a consequence, the affected individual is intolerant of some proteins usually those derived from wheat, oats, barley, or rye the disease is also referred to as gluten-sensitive enteropathy.
Adenocarcinoma duodenal cancers (70 of cases) are often polypoid while distal lesions are ulcerated and napkin ring-like. Presentation is late with regional lymph node metastases and serosal involvement due to the fluid content of the small bowel and consequent lack of symptoms. Prognosis is poor and incidence is increased in Crohn's disease and coeliac disease. of mantle cell lymphoma), ileo-caecal Burkitt's lymphoma in children and immunosuppressed patients, and enteropathy-associated T cell lymphoma (EATCL). EATCL is strongly associated with coeliac disease, either occult or clinically established of short or long duration. Presentation can be with perforated ulcerative jejunitis, a change in response to the gluten free diet or with abdominal pain mass.
Alkaline or neutral in the duodenum, slightly acidic in the jejunum, and neutral in the ileum and the large intestine (Allen and Flemstrom 2005). Furthermore, diseases affecting intestinal electrolyte transport and mucosal paracellular permeability to ions, like celiac disease, may increase or decrease surface pH.
Individual, the disease-inducing impact of one factor manifestly depends on the individual's status on the other factor. This, in its more extreme form, is obvious (i) individuals who are genetically ''gluten intolerant will develop celiac disease if exposed to wheat flour in the diet, but not otherwise (ii) individuals with the sickle-cell genotype, if infected with the malarial plasmodium by mosquito bite, are less likely to develop life-threatening falciparum malaria than those without the sickling allele.
Once iron is ingested, it is absorbed in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and then transported into the circulation. The main portion of the GI tract involved is the duodenum and jejunum of the small intestine, where on average only about 10 of ingested iron is absorbed. This absorption rate is not static, however, and it decreases or increases relative to iron stores and the body's needs. Once absorbed, the iron molecule is converted from the Fe3+ (ferric) to the Fe2+ (ferrous) state by stomach acid, and then the iron molecules are transported through the circulation to the bone marrow via transferrin. Transferrin, the transport vehicle, is a plasma protein formed in the liver that assists iron delivery to the erythroblasts in the bone marrow. Transferrin receptors on the pronormoblast bind iron, so that iron molecules can immediately start being incorporated into the heme molecule during erythropoiesis. The willingness for the transferrin receptor to bind iron is influenced by the...
Beta-glucan (soluble fibre), triterpenoid saponins (including avenacosides A and B), phenolic compounds (avenanthramides A, B, C), alkaloids (including indole alkaloid, gramine, trigonelline, avenine), sterol (avenasterol), flavonoids, starch, phytates, protein (including gluten) and coumarins.
The use of GMOs in food and feed requires authorisation according to Directive 2001 18 EC and Regulation (EC) 1829 2003. This includes a risk assessment and the provision of data showing the safety of the food or feed for human and animal health. With the revision of the regulatory framework, the one door-one key principle was introduced. Therefore, there will be only one risk assessment and one authorisation for the deliberate release of GMOs into the environment, such as the cultivation of GM maize, and its use as food or feed for example GM sweet maize for human consumption or GM maize gluten for feed. These applications will be assessed by the EFSA. Information on authorised products will be available via a public database. Authorisations are valid for a period of ten years, and they are renewable.
Vegetable plant proteins are mostly associated with significant amounts of soluble and insoluble carbohydrates because of the extraction process soluble carbohydrates confer dark color and strong odor to the raw material, and in some commercial grades carbohydrates have been removed. The combination of hydrolyzed vegetable proteins and oligosaccharides produces conditioning additives with synergistic moisturizing action and film-forming properties. Major vegetal starting materials are wheat gluten, almond meal, rice, oat, soya, and maize. hydrolyzed wheat starch hydrolyzed oats hydrolyzed wheat gluten hydroxypropyl trimonium hy-
Many diseases are genetically determined, but this is not considered here if the disease is not known to involve a specific metabolic defect related to essential elements. In celiac disease, there is a deficient uptake of several nutrients including essential elements such as iron (Kushner, 1988) and zinc (Solomons et al., 1976). In addition, gastrointestinal losses of trace elements can be increased because of diarrhea. If the disease is not well controlled by exclusion of gluten from the diet and or the decreased uptake is not compensated by
In view of the very high levels of intestinal Lea active glycolipids, Hanfland and Graham 658 suggested that plasma Lewis substances might originate from the intestine. Non-secretor patients with coeliac disease have reduced quantities of urinary Lea antigen 722 . Evans et al. 722 proposed that Lea in urine and plasma derives from large Lea-active molecules in the small intestine, which are digested to smaller molecules and absorbed into the bloodstream. Some of these small molecules are subsequently excreted via the kidney. In coeliac disease these molecules cannot be absorbed by the intestine, resulting in reduced levels of Lea substance in the urine. Following regeneration of the intestinal mucosa, normal quantities of urinary Lea are detected. Furthermore, all of eight patients with intestinal failure, seven of whom had resection of the ileum and 80 of the jejunum, had Le(a-b-) red cells 731 . This is statistically significant from the 6 expected and provides further...