Increased Risk for Celiac Disease- Early infections matter

by Daquella manera

This study- Early infections are associated with increased risk for celiac disease: an incident case-referent study suggests that having repeated infectious episodes under six months old provide increased risk for celiac disease. Having three or more parental-reported infectious episodes, regardless of type of infection, during the first six months of life was associated with a […]

Just in case you missed this one- Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity share some common traits .

Conclusion- Celiac Disease, an autoimmune enteropathy, results from an inappropriate T-cell-mediated adaptive immune response against ingested gliadin. In the past few years, though, it has become apparent that “classic” CD represents the tip of the iceberg of an overall disease burden [4,29]. An emerging problem is the clinical characterization of a group of gluten-reactive patients, […]