Is there a link between celiac disease and osteoporosis?

Celiac disease affects other important body systems—including the bones and skeleton. Osteoporosis, a disease in which bones become weakened, thin and brittle, can result from celiac disease.

In fact, those who have celiac disease have a much higher chance of being diagnosed with osteoporosis compared to the general population. They also have double the risk of bone fractures. Read more about how celiac disease can affect your skeleton.