Celiac disease on the rise among children

Posted at 3:33 PM, Jan 23, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-23 15:33:45-05

A new study indicates celiac disease among children in Britain has nearly tripled in the past twenty years.

The gluten sensitivity to wheat, barley, and rye was 53 percent higher among girls than boys.

Researchers say the increase in cases is probably because parents are more aware.