The New Epidemiology of Celiac Disease

  title={The New Epidemiology of Celiac Disease},
  author={Carlo Catassi and Simona Gatti and Alessio Fasano},
  journal={Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition},
ABSTRACT The prevalence of celiac disease (CD) varies greatly, but several reports have shown that CD is increasing in frequency in different geographic areas. The increase in prevalence can be partially attributed to the improvement in diagnostic techniques and disease awareness; however the equally well documented rise in incidence in the last 30–40 years cannot be so easily explained. The new epidemiology of CD is now characterized by an increase of new cases in the historical CD areas… 

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