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    Jefferson Adams is Celiac.com's senior writer and Digital Content Director. He earned his B.A. and M.F.A. at Arizona State University, and has authored more than 2,000 articles on celiac disease. His coursework includes studies in science, scientific methodology, biology, anatomy, medicine, logic, and advanced research. He previously served as SF Health News Examiner for Examiner.com, and devised health and medical content for Sharecare.com. Jefferson has spoken about celiac disease to the media, including an appearance on the KQED radio show Forum, and is the editor of the book "Cereal Killers" by Scott Adams and Ron Hoggan, Ed.D.

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    Celiac.com 05/11/2015 - Many people with celiac disease know that gluten exposure can cause gut damage and trouble absorbing some vitamins and minerals, which can lead to serious deficiencies. However, even celiac who follow gluten-free diets may experience similar issues, including impaired vitamin and mineral absorption.
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    Here's a great article on SIBO... https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3099351/ From this article, I learned SIBO can cause vitamin B12 deficiency that doesn't show up on regular tests.  There's a section about Celiac Disease ...
    Hi, this is an old post and the other posters might not be around. Yes, Celiac Disease causes malabsorption which results in malnutrition.  Vitamin and mineral deficiencies can occur. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3...
    Hello again.  I forgot to mention Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO), which can also cause abdominal pain and B12 deficiency which is "hidden".   https://health.usnews.com/health-news/blogs/eat-run/articles/2018-05-21/4-overlooked-ca...
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