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Celiac Disease Archives

Diabetes and Celiac Disease

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Diabetes and Celiac Disease

Only since the early 1950s have medical doctors in the United States recognized that celiac disease (also called gluten enteropathy) requires a lifelong commitment to a gluten-free diet.

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Sailing on Smooth Waters

I can't wait to see what my next A1C will be! My last one was 7.3%, with my blood glucose up, down and all around. I was low, I was high, and just way out of control.

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It’s No Secret

Untreated celiac disease in children can stunt growth and cause lower A1Cs. However, researchers conducting a longitudinal study of children with type 1 diabetes and celiac disease say that following a gluten-free diet can restore normal growth and contribute to even lower A1Cs—and might also mitigate the blood-glucose deterioration commonly present during puberty.

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Researchers Find Cases of Celiac Disease in Children With Type 1 Diabetes; Most Did Not Have Symptoms

All children with type 1 diabetes should be screened for celiac disease, say researchers from Wisconsin, who drew their conclusion after finding cases of celiac disease in children with type 1. Most of the children who tested positive for celiac disease did not show any symptoms of this illness.

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Children of Type 1s Susceptible to Celiac Disease

If someone in your family has type 1 diabetes, you should be screened for celiac disease, a chronic condition in which the wall of the small intestine is damaged by a toxic reaction to gluten, a substance found in some grains. Untreated celiac disease can lead to a number of nutritional deficiencies, according to the Celiac Disease Foundation.

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Type 1 Diabetes Associated With Celiac Disease

Type 1 diabetes develops in 5 to 10 percent of all people with celiac disease, which affects approximately 1 in 250 Americans.

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Grimacing Over Grains - Abstract #32

Celiac disease is a chronic intestinal disorder in which gluten intolerance interferes with the absorption of many nutrients. Eating foods containing gluten, which is found in wheat, rye oats and barley, stimulates an autoimmune response in the intestines. The immune system then attacks the tissue of the small intestine, destroying the lining that absorbs nutrients. On a gluten-free diet, the small intestine begins to heal and returns to normal or nearly normal

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