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November 10th, 2013

Cardiovascular Disease Less Prevalent Among Patients with Celiac Disease

By Brent Westra

Note: This post was originally published on Mayo Clinic's Advancing the Science blog on July 29, 2013

Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist and celiac disease expert Joseph Murray, M.D., discusses a study presented at this year’s Digestive Disease Week that found incidence and risk factors for cardiovascular disease were less prevalent among patients with celiac disease. Additionally, the same study found that patients with celiac disease were less likely to have type 2 diabetes.

For more information on celiac disease, visit: mayoclinic.org/celiac-disease

Tags: cardiovascular disease, DDW, Joseph Murray, Study Findings

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