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Celiac Sprue (cont.)

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Celiac sprue begins to improve within days of starting a gluten-free diet. Complete healing of the small intestine usually occurs in 3-6 months, although it may take up to 2 years in older persons.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/21/2014
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Celiac sprue, also known as celiac disease or gluten-sensitive enteropathy, is a chronic disease of the digestive tract that interferes with the digestion and absorption of food nutrients.

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