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Celiac Disease is an example of a(n):

A Autoimmune disease.

Celiac disease is an example of an autoimmune disease.For someone with Celiac Disease, eating gluten causes the immune system to mistakenly attack the body’s healthy tissues. Therefore Celiac Disease is not the same as digestive disturbance due to gluten, or gluten intolerance. Also, it is not an allergy because the immune system is not attacking the protein in ingested food.