Does Gluten-Free Diet Protect Children with Celiac Disease from Low Bone Density?

Does Gluten-Free Diet Protect Children with Celiac Disease from Low Bone Density?

Hey guys, I kinda came across this article by accident, but found it interesting nonetheless as it definitely adds some credence as to why I spend my entire childhood on crutches with broken bones and sprains. Not to mention, that I was told I would need hip-replacement surgery by the time I was thirty-five because I was losing bone and there was nothing I could do about that.

  • Celiac disease (CD), a common cause of malabsorption in childhood, is an abnormal immuno-mediated response to the ingestion of gluten and other peptides from different cereals (wheat, barley, and rye) in genetically susceptible subjects. Life-long withdrawal of gluten from diet is the treatment of CD. 
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