Category Archives: Celiac

Ask Nadia: Celiac Disease Test

“I was just diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and was wondering if I should be tested for celiac disease? Dave Madison Wisconsin Hello Dave, It estimated that 1% of the population has celiac disease. If you have Type 1 diabetes, you have an 8% chance of having celiac disease. It is an autoimmune disorder that … Continue reading Ask Nadia: Celiac Disease Test

Diabetes Health Type 1: Gluten-Free Diet Still Questionable

While a gluten-free diet has been shown to be beneficial for both those with celiac disease and those without, the jury is still out on whether going gluten free can help benefit those with type 1 diabetes. Recent research has determined that there is a relationship between type 1 diabetes and celiac disease, since both … Continue reading Diabetes Health Type 1: Gluten-Free Diet Still Questionable

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. Also known as gluten intolerance, celiac disease is a genetic disorder where the body improperly absorbs fat. It occurs most commonly in people of African, European and Asian descent. Celiac disease can occur … Continue reading Type 1 Diabetes Associated With Celiac Disease