Saturday, April 07, 2012

A new pair of genes? 

Another interesting article from the March 14, 2011 edition of the Celiac.com newsletter. It's a bit technical, but could prove useful and worth wading through:

New Genetic Variants Might Be Associate with Celiac Disease

I wonder how long it will be before we can be completely genetically mapped and find out to which diseases we are most susceptible? It would be awesome if one could preempt celiac disease altogether by going gluten-free BEFORE damage is done. I fortunately made several healthy lifestyle choices in my 20's that likely delayed the onset of my diabetes and the worst of my celiac symptoms.

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