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Expert points to connection between celiac disease and osteoporosis - EndocrineWeb

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Expert points to connection between celiac disease and osteoporosis

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A dental hygienist from Colorado recently wrote an article stressing the need for dietary assessments among individuals with celiac disease, since the condition can contribute to the onset of osteoporosis. Suzanne Hubbard, a dental health technician, ...

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This really is important for all of us. I had a comprehensive bone density test at age 49 and they said I had osteopenia at that time. I didn't realize I had celiac disease until about 6 years later and realized the connection between the two. This is another argument for earlier testing, before bone loss can occur.


CAROLE

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Enterolab 1/2006

IgA & tTg Positive

DQ2-0201 (celiac) and DQ1-0604 (gluten)

Casein IgA positive

Mom has 2 celiac genes

Both kids have a celiac gene.

Lots of celiac disease in my family, both sides.

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