Dragon Bull Dog
Special Need: Celiac Disease
Best Friend: The other dragons
Hobbies: Exploring and Tracking
Favorite Movie: Under Dog
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ABOUT THE SPECIAL NEED:
NAME OF CONDITION: a disease in which the small intestine, a portion of your colon is hypersensitive to gluten. This leads to difficulty digesting food. Gluten is found in cereal grains, rye, and barley, that is responsible for the elastic texture of dough. Gluten is found in many everyday foods. It is on or the most common conditions in children.
NUMBER OF CHILDREN/PEOPLE AFFECTED: About one in 100 children has celiac disease, and about 3 million Americans—74 million children below the age of 18.
Symptoms: Bloating, diarrhea, constipation, smelly feces, abdominal pain, headaches, feeling tired, skin problems, depression, unexplained weight loss. Depression. …
See your pediatrician
Prognosis: Avoid gluten