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Celiac Disease Patients Protected From Type 2 Diabetes - Clinical Endocrinology News Digital Network

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Celiac disease patients protected from type 2 diabetes

Clinical Endocrinology News Digital Network

Patients with celiac disease have a significantly lower prevalence of type 2 diabetes than do matched controls without celiac disease and the general population, Dr. Toufic A. Kabbani and his colleagues reported in a study published in the May issue of ...

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Wow, ain't celiac disease great! :)  Nice to hear there may be a positive side affect for having celiac disease.  I hope their finding holds up in further research.  Maybe it will lead to improvements in treating diabetes too.  That would be great! :)

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I wonder if they've adjusted for diet - since many gluten-free'ers eat a more "whole foods" diet?

And....we tend to know about our health problems and try to fix them - so perhaps earlier indications of metabolic syndrome have been previously addressed?

And finally, as the type of person dx'ed with celiac disease changes (from a person who "looks Celiac" to fatties like me), I wonder if this will change.

All that said, I'll take it...though I seem to have not lucked into this positive attribute if you look at some of my history!

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