informative speech

Topics: Wheat / Pages: 3 (714 words) / Published: Jan 29th, 2014
Janvier Nshimyumuremyi
Formal Outline
Informative Speech

I. Introduction
a. “Only 5% of sufferers know they have it” –Green. I’m talking about celiac disease and 1 in 133 people in the US have it.
b. I’m going to inform you about this disease because it seems to be unknown and if left untreated it is very harmful.
c. Celiac disease is when you cannot eat gluten and a lot of people have no idea that they even have it.
d. Today I’m going to tell you how this affects your body, they symptoms, and the diet that sufferers need to follow
e. * first let me tell you exactly what this disease does to your body
II. Body
a. Affects on your body
i. Gluten
1. A protein found in wheat, rye, and barely
2. 2nd to sugar as most commonly consumed ingredients ii. Small Intestine
1. Immune system reacts to gluten by damaging villi
a. Villi absorbs nutrients
2. When villi is damaged
a. Malnutrition can occur
b. Anemia can also take affect
3. This may also lead to other diseases
a. Lymphoma and Adenocarcinoma
i. Intestinal cancer
b. Osteoporosis
i. Low calcium intake ii. Brittle bones
c. Miscarriage
d. Thyroid disease
e. Type 1 diabetes
4. Small intestine recovery
a. Thankfully, the small intestine may repair itself if you stop your intake of gluten. iii. * as you can see, this disease has many complications here are some signs and symptoms
b. Symptoms
i. Many different physical affects
1. Gas, diarrhea
2. Anemia
a. Iron deficiency
3. Cramps
4. Mouth soars
5. Weights loss, tiredness ii. Maybe hardly any painful symptoms
1. Most common
a. Irritability iii. Heredity
1. One of most commonly inherited disease
2. All heritages and backgrounds
c. *if these symptoms are occurring or you know a family member who suffers from celiac disease, talk to your doctor
d. Diagnosis
i. If concerned the doctor will follow these 4 steps
1. Medical history
2. Physical examination
3. Blood test
a. Determines if the gene for the disease is present in the

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