A study done by the researchers at the UNSW Medicine, Australia shows the prevalence of celiac disease (CD), an autoimmune disorder among type 1 diabetes (T1D) kids due to shared genetic risk. Authors say five percent risk of celiac disease (CD) among type 1 diabetes (T1D) patients compared to one percent risk among common people.
Researchers checked the prevalence of celiac disease (CD) among 52,721 children and teens aged below 18 years with type 1 diabetes (T1D). They used type 1 diabetes (T1D) patients registries belonging to the United States, Australasia, United Kingdom and Germany/Austria. The prevalence of both type 1 diabetes (T1D) and celiac disease (CD) among kids varies in different countries. Their study shows
Authors stress the importance of regular screening for celiac disease (CD) in kids. Lead author of the study was Dr. Maria Craig, UNSW Medicine, Kensington, New South Wales (NSW), Australia. The study findings were published on June 29, 2017, in the Diabetes Care. Title of the article was "Prevalence of Celiac Disease in 52,721 Youth With Type 1 Diabetes: International Comparison Across Three Continents."
A study done by the Norwegian researchers at the University of Bergen, Norway shows the risk of the development of diabetes during next pregnancy among those women who gained weight after having a baby. Earlier studies show overweight before conception or high weight gain during the pregnancy are the risk factors for the development of gestational diabetes. Health complications arise to both baby and mother with gestational diabetes. Preferred weight gain during the pregnancy period from the start of pregnancy as per the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) (the earlier name was the Institute of Medicine) is as follows.
Researchers investigated diabetes risk among 24,198 women who gave birth between 2006 and 2014. Researchers recorded their body mass index (BMI) and gestational diabetes history when they got pregnant again. They observed following
Lead author of the study was Linn Marie Sorbye, a public health researcher, Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, the University of Bergen, Norway. The study findings were published on August 1, 2017, in the journal PLOS Medicine. Title of the article was "Gestational diabetes mellitus and interpregnancy weight change: A population-based cohort study."
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