One of the many tests I underwent was the genetic marker test. I was told I tested positive for both Celiac genes (DQ2/DQ2).
I have 2 sisters (one who was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia 10 years ago) and 2 children (boys, ages 11 - autism spectrum and tall, but very underweight and 9 - no noticable celiac type symptoms). All of them either have just been tested (waiting on results) or will be tested shortly as my GI recommended.
Knowing that I carry both genes, if their tests are now negative, what is the liklihood that any of them will "someday" develop Celiac? How much does the possiblity increase knowing I carry both genes? How often should they (especially my kids) be retested?
Edited by shelly40, 04 December 2012 - 12:27 PM.