How to check your genetic data for celiac genes

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder in which gluten causes damage to the villi in the small intestines. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, rye, and spelt. When people with celiac consume even very small amounts of gluten their body mounts a…

Genetics of Celiac Disease

One of my main reasons for doing 23andMe testing was to figure out if I was genetically susceptible to celiac disease.  I went gluten-free about five years ago and have felt so much better that I didn’t want to go back to eating gluten…