Are celiac disease and type 1 diabetes related?

Amy Jones
Nutrition & Dietetics
Absolutely! They are both autoimmune conditions meaning that the body's immune system attacks itself. Research shows that 10% of those with Type 1 Diabetes will go on to be diagnosed with Celiac.  

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