Who is 2x More Likely to Have Celiac Disease and Not Being Tested?

Only 1/2 of Candidates who Need Celiac Testing are Being Tested!

This should not be a surprise to most of us; and I had many of these other conditions too! See the article in Gastroenterology and Endoscopy News (link at bottom). The list below is of those who are 2x more likely to have Celiac based on other medical conditions.

Conditions Where Celiac Disease is 2x as Likely as in General Population

-Abnormal Elevated Liver Enzymes
-Chronic Diarrhea w/ or w/out abdominal pain
-Chronic Iron Deficiency Anemia
-Dermatitis Herpetiformis (itchy skin rash; can appear anywhere)
-Diarrhea and Weight Loss
-Discolored Teeth or developmentally synchronous enamel loss
-Down and Turner Syndromes
-Growth Failure
-Incidental Discovery of Villous Atrophy
-Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
-Metabolic Bone Disease and Premature Osteoporosis
-Oral Apthous Ulcers (cold sores in mouth)
-Peripheral Neuropathy
-Postprandial Bloating and Gas
-Symptomatic Malabsorption
-Thryoid Disease
-Weight Loss
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