Have you or your child ever been tested for celiac?
Yes, and the results were positive 3% 23 Yes, and the results were negative 10% 68 No 35% 226 I'm not sure 3% 23 I don't know what celiac is 46% 293
Have you or your child ever been tested for celiac?Poll dates: July 2 - 9, 2000
Total Votes: 633
Celiac syndrome is an autoimmune disorder triggered by cereal proteins, especially wheat gluten. It leads to malabsorption of all nutrients, primarily of fat. It can be detected by the presence of anti-transglutaminase antibodies. About 5% of people with autoimmune diabetes have positive anti-transglutaminase antibodies.
If you or your child have Type 1 diabetes, ask your diabetes team about getting a test for anti-transglutaminase antibodies.[Return to the current poll]
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