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Doctor insights on: Can Celiac Disease Cause Type 1 Diabetes

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How would you suggest that a six flags trip be managed with type 1 diabetes and celiac disease?

How would you suggest that a six flags trip be managed with type 1 diabetes and celiac disease?

Preparation: And planning. Make sure you think of the details, such as travel, hotel, meals, medication, monitoring equipment, treatment for hypoglycemia if it occurs. Check out places to eat on the internet in advance or take your own food. Many places offer gluten free food these days. It's all in the advance planning and preparation. Diabetes nurse educators can help you with the details. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more


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Is there a connection between celiac disease and diabetes insipidus?

No: None that I am aware of and I could not find anything significant in a quick search. Type 1 diabetes and celiac are more common together, but not diabetes insipidus. ...Read more

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Might somebody have celiac disease and diabetes?

Might somebody have celiac disease and diabetes?

Yes: It is a known association of type i or childhood onset diabetes. About 10% of these types of diabetics also have celiac disease. Adult onset diabetes is caused by a different mechanism, and is not related. However, it is possible to have the 2 conditions together. ...Read more

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Celiac disease, severe ibs, diabetes 1, gained weight after being diagnosed, has been on gluten-free diet every other year because it worsens ibs?

Celiac disease, severe ibs, diabetes 1, gained weight after being diagnosed, has been on gluten-free diet every other year because it worsens ibs?

Please clarify your: Question. Gluten sensitivity may cause symptoms of ibs. If gluten free diet is helpful, there is no harm in staying on the such a diet. ...Read more

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Does taking oral collagen supplements cause any harm if one has celiac disease?

Does taking oral collagen supplements cause any harm if one has celiac disease?

Probably not: It's also called collagen hydrolysate, collagen peptide, gelatine, gelatine. After 4 weeks of follow-up treatment, a statistically significantly higher skin elasticity level was determined in elderly women. No side effects were noted throughout the study. Reference: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23949208 ...Read more

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Hi I am a 21yo type 1 diabetic and have celiac disease. I am on the Depo-Provera birth control injection. Lately I have been extremely tired and emotional?

Hi I am a 21yo type 1 diabetic and have celiac disease. I am on the Depo-Provera birth control injection. Lately I have been extremely tired and emotional?

2 conditions: You have 2 chronic illnesses which can contribute to fatigue and there are also many other potential causes for your symptoms. You need to see an internist to sort out these issues. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Celiac Disease (Definition)

In celiac disease, the body reacts to gluten (in wheat and gluten-like proteins in rye and barley) resulting in damage to the small intestine. This limits the intestine's ability to absorb some nutrients. Typically, people with celiac disease have loose stools, bloating, abdominal pain or discomfort, weight loss, poor weight gain ...Read more