Stats can tell us a lot, as these numbers illustrate.
How many people in the U.S. have celiac disease? How long does a proper diagnosis take? We have answers to those questions and more in our By the Numbers chart. First, for newly diagnosed who happen upon this page: What is celiac disease? Simply put, celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that can occur in genetically predisposed people where the ingestion of gluten leads to damage of the small intestine. Gluten is a protein found in