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Celiac disease and diabetesCCeliac disease and diabetesCeliac disease and diabetesEnglishEndocrinologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Pancreas;Small IntestineEndocrine system;Digestive systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)Abdominal pain;Constipation;Diarrhea2017-11-20T05:00:00ZCatherine Pastor, RN, MN, HonBScVanita Pais, RD, CDEAndrea Ens, MD, FRCPCJennifer Harrington, MBBS, PhD000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>An overview of the connection between type 1 diabetes and celiac disease, including diagnosis and treatment of the condition in children with diabetes.</p><p>​​<a href="/Article?contentid=816&language=English">Celiac disease</a> is a disorder where the body’s immune system attacks itself. In celiac disease, the body develops sensitivity to gluten, the major protein of wheat, rye and barley. Celiac disease affects the ability of the small intestines to absorb food. Some people might have no symptoms, while others may experience belly pain, bloating, poor growth or weight gain, and loose, foul-smelling stools.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>People with type 1 diabetes have a higher chance of developing celiac disease.</li> <li>If someone in your family has celiac disease or you are worried your child has it, speak with the diabetes team.</li> <li>The only treatment for celiac is a gluten-free diet; work with your child's dietitian to create a safe meal plan for your child.</li></ul>
Maladie cœliaque et diabèteMMaladie cœliaque et diabèteCeliac disease and diabetesFrenchEndocrinologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Pancreas;Small IntestineEndocrine system;Digestive systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)Abdominal pain;Constipation;Diarrhea2017-11-20T05:00:00ZCatherine Pastor, RN, MN, HonBScVanita Pais, RD, CDEAndrea Ens, MD, FRCPCJennifer Harrington, MBBS, PhD000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Un aperçu de la relation entre le diabète de type 1 et la maladie cœliaque, du diagnostic et du traitement de ce problème de santé chez les enfants diabétiques.</p><p>La <a href="/Article?contentid=816&language=French">maladie cœliaque</a> est une affection qui fait en sorte que le système immunitaire s’attaque à lui-même. L’organisme développe aussi une sensibilité au gluten, la protéine principale du blé, du seigle et de l’orge. Cette maladie entrave la capacité de l’intestin grêle (ou le petit intestin) d’absorber la nourriture. Certaines personnes peuvent ne pas éprouver de symptômes alors que d’autres peuvent avoir des douleurs au ventre, des ballonnements, un retard de croissance, un gain de poids ou des selles nauséabondes.</p><h2>À retenir</h2><ul><li>Les personnes souffrant de diabète de type 1 ont un risque plus élevé de développer la maladie cœliaque.</li><li>Si quelqu’un dans votre famille souffre de la maladie cœliaque ou si vous craignez que votre enfant en soit atteint, parlez-en avec l’équipe soignante du diabète.</li> <li>Le seul traitement pour la maladie cœliaque est une alimentation sans gluten; il importe de collaborer avec le diététiste de votre enfant afin de mettre au point un régime alimentaire sans danger pour votre enfant. </li></ul>

 

 

Celiac disease and diabetes2527.00000000000Celiac disease and diabetesCeliac disease and diabetesCEnglishEndocrinologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Pancreas;Small IntestineEndocrine system;Digestive systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)Abdominal pain;Constipation;Diarrhea2017-11-20T05:00:00ZCatherine Pastor, RN, MN, HonBScVanita Pais, RD, CDEAndrea Ens, MD, FRCPCJennifer Harrington, MBBS, PhD000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>An overview of the connection between type 1 diabetes and celiac disease, including diagnosis and treatment of the condition in children with diabetes.</p><p>​​<a href="/Article?contentid=816&language=English">Celiac disease</a> is a disorder where the body’s immune system attacks itself. In celiac disease, the body develops sensitivity to gluten, the major protein of wheat, rye and barley. Celiac disease affects the ability of the small intestines to absorb food. Some people might have no symptoms, while others may experience belly pain, bloating, poor growth or weight gain, and loose, foul-smelling stools.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>People with type 1 diabetes have a higher chance of developing celiac disease.</li> <li>If someone in your family has celiac disease or you are worried your child has it, speak with the diabetes team.</li> <li>The only treatment for celiac is a gluten-free diet; work with your child's dietitian to create a safe meal plan for your child.</li></ul><figure class="asset-c-80"><span class="asset-image-title">Celiac disease: Villi damage</span><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/IMD_celiac_disease_EN.jpg" alt="Location of the small intestine in the body shown with a side by side comparison of healthy villi versus flattened villi that is typically seen with celiac disease" /><figcaption class="asset-image-caption">With celiac disease, the finger-like projections (villi) found in the small intestine become damaged and flattened. This makes absorbing nutrients difficult.</figcaption> </figure> <h3>People with type 1 diabetes are at greater risk for celiac disease </h3><p>People with <a href="/Article?contentid=1719&language=English">type 1 diabetes</a> have a greater chance to develop celiac disease. In people with type 1 diabetes, as many as 10% of children have celiac, compared with only 1% of children in the general population. Celiac disease can interfere with diabetes control. For example, children can experience: </p><ul><li>unexplained <a href="/Article?contentid=1726&language=English">hypoglycemia​</a> (low blood glucose (sugar) levels)</li><li>difficult blood sugar control.</li></ul><h2>Diagnosis of celiac disease </h2><p>Routine screening for celiac disease in asymptomatic (not showing symptoms) individuals with type 1 diabetes is controversial. Untreated asymptomatic celiac disease is not associated with short or long term health risks. However, if a person does have symptoms, screening by a blood test is recommended. If the blood test is positive, a biopsy of the intestines is done to confirm the diagnosis. This means a tiny piece of the intestine will be taken for further analysis. If someone else in your family has celiac disease, or you are worried that your child may have celiac disease, tell the diabetes team. </p><h2>Treatment of celiac disease</h2><p>Because the only treatment for celiac disease is a strictly gluten-free diet, you should work with your dietitian who will assess your meal planning and safely guide you through this process.</p> ​​ https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/IMD_celiac_disease_EN.jpgCeliac disease and diabetesFalse

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