Celiac Disease - Related Illnesses

Dr. David Israel, BSc, MD, FRCPC, Gastroenterologist, discusses illnesses related to celiac disease.

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Dr. David Israel, BSc, MD, FRCPC, Gastroenterologist, discusses illnesses related to celiac disease.
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Featuring Dr. David Israel, BSc, MD, FRCPC

Duration: 33 seconds

Celiac disease is much more commonly seen in those people who have insulin-dependent diabetes, so insulin-dependent diabetes which is diabetes type 1.

Not the adult type but also in people with Down's syndrome and Turner's syndrome, they have about 10, 20 times higher risk to have celiac disease and should most likely be screened if there are symptoms suggesting a problem.

Presenter: Dr. David Israel, Pediatrician, Vancouver, BC

Local Practitioners: Pediatrician

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