Celiac Disease: Common, Often Undiagnosed

2 million is today's surprising health number

Nearly 2 million Americans have Celiac disease, most of them do not know that they have it.

Going gluten-free is a trend these days, as all the specialty foods on grocery store shelves will attest. But how do you know if you actually have Celiac disease and should avoid gluten?

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Even though nearly 2 million people in the United States have Celiac disease, most of them do not know that they have it. Diarrhea, unintended weight loss, iron deficiency anemia, and osteoporosis can be symptoms, but it varies by the person. The best way to tell if you have Celiac disease is to be tested by your doctor.

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