Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Austism linked to undiagnosed Celiac Mothers

Many of us with Celiac Disease know that we are more at risk for other autoimmune disorders because of our Celiac Disease. Celiac Disease, when untreated, increases the risk of developing more advanced autoimmune diseases such as Diabetes type 1, thyroid disorders, and rheumatoid arthritis. However, a recent research study showed that mothers who have undiagnosed Celiac Disease are at a greater risk of having an autistic child.
This is a particularly interesting discovery considering that Autism and Celiac Disease have increased significantly in the last 10-15 years. Read more at the links below.

Research abstract can be found here.

Full free text of research article can be found here.

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