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9/24/2018

Effect of Celiac Disease on Pregnancy Before and After Diagnosis

Previous studies have found celiac disease to be associated with several conditions affecting pregnancy and female reproductive outcomes. In a new population-based study, researchers sought to determine how celiac disease affects pregnancy outcomes, both before and after celiac disease diagnosis. Using data from Danish national registries, researchers compared pregnancy outcomes in women with celiac disease…

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3/30/2015

Biopsy Samples and the Diagnosis of Celiac Disease

Those who have the standard clinical symptoms of celiac disease, such as sensitivity to gluten, irritability, abdominal pain, or a positive blood test, may undergo an endoscopy to confirm their diagnosis. During the procedure, doctors take samples of tissue (a biopsy) from the small intestine to see if there is damage or flattening of villi. Under a microscope, a…

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