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July 29, 2013

Cardiovascular Disease Less Prevalent Among Patients with Celiac Disease – Celiac Disease in the News


Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist and celiac disease expert Joseph Murray, M.D., discusses a study presented at this year’s Digestive Disease Week that found incidence and risk factors for cardiovascular disease were less prevalent among patients with celiac disease. Additionally, the same study found that patients with celiac disease were less likely to have type 2 diabetes.

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Tags: celiac disease, Findings, gastroenterology, gluten, gluten free, Joseph Murray

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