Frequency of coeliac disease in Hungarian children with type 1 diabetes mellitus

@article{Arat2002FrequencyOC,
  title={Frequency of coeliac disease in Hungarian children with type 1 diabetes mellitus},
  author={Andr{\'a}s Arat{\'o} and Anna K{\"o}rner and G{\'a}bor Veres and Antal Dezs{\"o}fi and Ildik{\'o} Ujp{\'a}l and L{\'a}szl{\'o} Mad{\'a}csy},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={2002},
  volume={162},
  pages={1-5}
}
Coeliac disease and type 1 diabetes mellitus can frequently coexist, presumably due to a common genetic predisposition. The present study was designed to evaluate the frequency of coeliac disease among Hungarian diabetic children and to study the effect of gluten-free diet on glycaemic control. A total of 205 diabetic children (age range 2.0–17.0 years, median 11.6 years) were screened for coeliac disease by determination of IgA-endomysium (EMA) antibodies. In the positive cases, a jejunal… CONTINUE READING