Is celiac disease genetic?

Yes, celiac disease is genetic. As result, the risk increases for a parent, child or sibling of someone who has celiac disease. These first-degree relatives should be tested for celiac disease.

Read more about getting tested for celiac disease here. And find details about the genetics of celiac disease here.

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