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can celiac disease cause osteopenia?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Eventually: Since CD can eventually lead to poor intestinal absorption of the various building blocks of bone, it can eventually lead to osteopenia along with many other problems.
Answered on Jun 17, 2019

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