Celiac disease diagnoses are increasing in the U.S.
A study in The American Journal of Gastroenterology revealed celiac disease diagnoses grew from about 11 cases per 100,000 persons to about 17 cases per 100,000 persons between 2000 and 2010. Increased symptom awareness and screening among doctors may have contributed to the higher diagnosis rates, researchers noted. Read the abstract here. Reuters (3/29)