Celiac Disease and T1D: What’s the Connection?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Jewels Doskicz Celiac disease and type 1 diabetes too often come hand in hand. Learn more about what celiac is, what your risk might be for this condition, and how to navigate a diagnosis. The first time Monica Lanning heard of celiac disease was when she […]

Celiac Disease: What You Need to Know

Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition that affects nearly 8% of all people living with diabetes and only 1% of the general population. Celiac presents as an immune response to eating gluten, which is a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye products, which can cause inflammation of the gut. Type 1 diabetes and celiac […]

Updates on the Environmental Triggers of Type 1 Diabetes (ADA 2020)

The onset of type 1 diabetes (T1D) usually entails a genetic predisposition to developing the condition, as well as an “environmental trigger” (such as a viral infection, or another exposures). As we previously reported, a multi-center international research effort called TEDDY (The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young) has been investigating potential environmental triggers […]