In US, celiac disease diagnosis is most common among patients with Punjabi ancestry

Posted by on May 9, 2016 2:17 pm
Categories: health

About 1.8 million Americans have celiac disease, an immune-based condition brought on by the consumption of gluten in genetically susceptible patients. Among patients diagnosed with celiac disease by small intestinal biopsy in the US, those from the Punjab region of India have the highest rates of disease, according to new research.

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