Maternal and perinatal conditions and the risk of developing celiac disease during childhood

@inproceedings{Namatovu2016MaternalAP,
  title={Maternal and perinatal conditions and the risk of developing celiac disease during childhood},
  author={Fredinah Namatovu and Cecilia Olsson and Marie Lindkvist and Anna Myl{\'e}us and Ulf H{\"o}gberg and Anneli Ivarsson and Olof Sandstr{\"o}m},
  booktitle={BMC pediatrics},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Celiac disease (CD) is increasing worldwide, which might be due to the changing environmental and lifestyle exposures. We aimed to explore how conditions related to maternity, delivery and the neonatal period influence CD onset during childhood. METHODS Using Sweden's national registers we had access to information on 1 912 204 children born between 1991 and 2009, 6 596 of whom developed CD before 15 years of age. Logistic regression analyses were performed to determine how CD is… CONTINUE READING