• Reducing Your Risk of Celiac Disease

    There are no guidelines for preventing celiac disease. Ask your doctor about a screening test for you and your children if celiac disease runs in your family.


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    Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research website. Available at: http://www.mayo.edu/ . Accessed March 9, 2006.

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    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases website. Available at: http://www.niddk.nih.gov/ . Accessed March 9, 2006.

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