Patients with celiac disease have a lower prevalence of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome.

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BACKGROUND & AIMS We investigated whether risk for non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) and metabolic syndrome are affected by celiac disease. We examined the prevalence of NIDDM and metabolic syndrome among adults with celiac disease, compared with matched controls. METHODS We assessed medical records of 840 patients with biopsy-proven celiac… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.gastro.2013.01.033

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