CD and other autoimmunity: associated diseases and role of gluten free diet
Chiara Maria Trovato1, Claudio Tiberti2, Francesca Panimolle2, Annalisa Morelli1, Monica Montuori1
1 Pediatric Gastroenterology and Liver Unit, Maternal and Child Health Department, Sapienza - University of Rome, Rome, Italy 2 Department of Experimental Medicine, “Sapienza” University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Few data are available on the frequency of other humoral autoimmunity in children with celiac disease. 11% of children and 33% of adults showed other autoimmunity at the moment of celiac diagnosis. Gluten Free Diet seems improve the dynamics of this autoimmunity.