In a general population based cohort study, a team of researchers set out to assess the individuals with celiac disease for any form of glomerulonephritis (acute, chronic and non- specified), chronic glomerulonephritis and renal replacement therapy including dialysis treatment and kidney transplantation.
The research team was made up of Anders Ekbom, Michael Fored, Jonas F. Ludvigsson, Johnny Ludvigsson, Nders ekbom, Ola Ole, & Scott M. Montgomery.
Higher Risk of Glomerulonephritis for Celiac Patients
The results showed that patients with celiac disease face an increased risk of developing chronic renal disease, and may also be at a face a slightly higher risk for any form of glomerulonephritis.
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation 2006 21(7):1809-1815health writer who lives in San Francisco and is a frequent author of articles for Celiac.com.