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Can You Develop Celiac Disease?

The short answer from a gastroenterologist

Q: Can you develop celiac disease? Or are you born with it?

A: There has been some controversy about this, but now I think the evidence is there showing that you can develop celiac disease at any age.

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease triggered by gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. We know that nearly everyone with celiac disease has at least one of two specific genes. But not everyone who has one of those genes develops the condition.

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By |2020-01-29T14:03:24+00:00January 29th, 2020|

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Can You Develop Celiac Disease?

The short answer from a gastroenterologist

Q: Can you develop celiac disease? Or are you born with it?

A: There has been some controversy about this, but now I think the evidence is there showing that you can develop celiac disease at any age.

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease triggered by gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. We know that nearly everyone with celiac disease has at least one of two specific genes. But not everyone who has one of those genes develops the condition.

PixabayRead more at healthessentials…

 

By |2019-12-22T00:11:41+00:00December 22nd, 2019|

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Can You Develop Celiac Disease?

The short answer from a gastroenterologist

Q: Can you develop celiac disease? Or are you born with it?

A: There has been some controversy about this, but now I think the evidence is there showing that you can develop celiac disease at any age.

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease triggered by gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. We know that nearly everyone with celiac disease has at least one of two specific genes. But not everyone who has one of those genes develops the condition.

PixabayRead more at healthessentials…

By |2019-11-18T15:55:04+00:00November 18th, 2019|

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