More evidence for rise, and race difference, in U.S. celiac disease

Blood testing in a large sample of people representing the whole U.S. population showed that one percent of non-Hispanic whites had celiac disease – making them about four times more likely than people of either Hispanic or African American descent to have the disorder. Another 1.5 million people without celiac disease nevertheless follow a gluten-free diet, the researchers found, including a …

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