By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Longstanding celiac disease is associated with an increased risk of diabetic retinopathy in patients with type 1 diabetes, a new study finds. The prevalence of celiac disease in type 1 diabetes ranges from 3% to 12%, and the link between the two diseases is well established. […]
September 10, 2012 — Patients with celiac disease and neurologic symptoms have substantial structural and functional brain deficits as detected on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), British investigators have observed. Stuart Currie, PhD, and colleagues from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, found that patients with celiac disease and balance disturbances had significantly smaller cerebellar volumes […]
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – One percent of non-Hispanic whites in the U.S. – close to two million Americans – have celiac disease, but most are not aware they suffer the gluten-intolerance problem, according to a new study. The results back up earlier estimates of how common celiac disease is in the U.S. and Europe, […]
Bana Jabri, MD, PhD, first became interested in celiac disease during her residency as a pediatrician in France. She was caring for children who suffered from severe intestinal inflammation that no one knew how to treat. Jabri realized that her clinical work was not enough. Since that time, Jabri has become one of the world’s […]
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) 07/03/2012 – Food-borne infectious gastroenteritis could be triggering some cases of celiac disease, which might partly explain the rising incidence of the autoimmune condition, a new paper suggests. The authors of the report — military researchers along with celiac disease expert Dr. Joseph Murray from the Mayo Clinic — focused on […]
Olmesartan may be associated with a severe form of spruelike enteropathy. Clinical response and histologic recovery are expected after suspension of the drug.