Family Health Infographic: Managing Celiac Disease With a Gluten-Free Diet By Digestive Disorders, May 30, 2014 Did you know that celiac disease affects around two million Americans? Celiac disease — also known as sprue — has no cure, but its symptoms and complications can be well managed with the right diet and lifestyle. Discover more about the causes, symptoms, and diagnosis of celiac disease by viewing our infographic below. You’ll find a list of foods to avoid, including potato chips, french fries, and even some salad dressings and soups. You’ll also learn how to build a gluten-free diet for you or your child.