Posted on October 22nd, 2009 by Kelley Luckstein
Scientists have long known that people with celiac disease have a higher than average risk for developing osteoporosis, but until recently the link between the two conditions was poorly understood.
Celiac disease is caused by an immune system reaction to gluten, a natural protein found in grains such as wheat, barley and rye…
The condition is becoming increasingly prevalent in the U.S., according to the findings of a Mayo Clinic study published last month in the medical journal Gastroenterology.
Green Valley News, 10/20/09
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