Celiac Disease - What Increases Your Risk
The risk for celiac disease may run in the family. If a close relative (parent, child, or sibling) has it, your chances of having it are higher.
When a person has inherited this risk, an infection or something else in the environment can trigger changes in the small intestine and cause celiac disease.
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Also, celiac disease is more common in people who have:
Type 1 diabetes.
Autoimmune thyroid disease.
antibody deficiency (immunoglobulin A [IgA]
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
November 14, 2014
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