You can find information about labs that offer genetic testing for celiac disease through the Genetic Testing Registry (GTR). The intended audience for the GTR is health care providers and researchers. Therefore, people with specific questions about genetic testing for celiac disease should speak with their health care provider or a genetics professional.
The resources below provide information about treatment options for this condition. If you have questions about which treatment is right for you, talk to your healthcare professional.
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What functions are affected by celiac disease? And can a person die from celiac disease? See answer
I'm trying to make sense of my genetic test results for celiac disease. I carry both the HLA-DQ2 and HLA-DQ8 genes. I understand what Punnett squares are and all that, but I'm trying to figure out the probability of my daughter inheriting one of these genes. It would be 100% for one of them, correct? Her father hasn't been tested but he displays some celiac-like symptoms so he may carry one or two genes for celiac. I understand that 40% of the population carries celiac genes and that 1 in 100 develop celiac. I'd really like to see this explained by use of a Punnett square. See answer