celiac screening

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i took our three boys to get their blood tests this morning to check for celiac antibodies. it’s the first step in testing to see if one has celiac disease. ┬áhere are a few statistics from the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness: 1 in 22 first-degree family members (parent, child, sibling) and 1 in 39 second-degree family members (aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, grandparent, grandchild and half-sibling) are at risk for celiac disease. Your risk may double if your brother or sister has celiac disease. they have a much better chance…read more