Prevalence of Celiac Disease in At-Risk/Not-At-Risk Groups
This article finds a prevalence of 1 in 133 of celiac disease. Celiac disease is an allergy to the gluten protein in grains that results in a wide variation of manifestations from GI problems to neurological problems to increased Alzheimer’s risk. Considering that the consequences associated with celiac disease can be great and the prevalence is so high, clinicians need to increase their awareness of this condition.
Prevalence of Celiac Disease in At-Risk and Not-At-Risk Groups in the United States: A Large Multicenter Study