An autoimmune condition that is a common cause of hypothyroidism in which the body mounts an immune reaction against its own thyroid gland tissue, leading to inflammation of the gland.
Also known as toxic diffuse goiter, is an autoimmune disease that often results in an enlarged thyroid. It is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism.
Also known as primary adrenal insufficiency and hypocortisolism, is a long-term endocrine disorder in which the adrenal glands do not produce enough steroid hormones.
Type 1 Diabetes
An auto-immune condition in which the immune system is activated to destroy the cells in the pancreas which produce insulin. Also known as juvenile diabetes or diabetes mellitus type 1. Celiac disease is more common in people with type 1 diabetes. An estimated 10% of people with type 1 diabetes also have celiac in contrast to the 1% rate of celiac disease among the general population. Additional Information
An autoimmune disease that causes chronic inflammation of the joints and other areas of the body.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
A common chonic condtion that affects the large intestine. Signs and symptoms include cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, and diarrhea or constipation, or both
A type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that may affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract from mouth to anus.
Studies in the 1990s indicate that 7-16% of children with Down syndrome have Celiac disease. Additional Information
Studies have found that 4-6% of Turner syndrome patients also have celiac disease. Additional Information