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Who is more likely to get celiac disease?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: If family has celiac

Persons who have relatives with celiac disease are more likely to get celiac disease (it's hereditary).
The disease occurs more often in certain ethnic/racial groups because more people in those groups carry the hla-dq2 and hla-dq8 genes that "cause" celiac disease. The genes are more common in persons from northern/western europe, but are uncommon in western pacific rim populations (china/japan).

In brief: If family has celiac

Persons who have relatives with celiac disease are more likely to get celiac disease (it's hereditary).
The disease occurs more often in certain ethnic/racial groups because more people in those groups carry the hla-dq2 and hla-dq8 genes that "cause" celiac disease. The genes are more common in persons from northern/western europe, but are uncommon in western pacific rim populations (china/japan).
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Bhavin Patel
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Not sure

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Dr. Bhavin Patel
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