A close relative was just diagnosed with celiac disease. Am I at risk as well?

Celiac disease is an inherited disease that occurs at a higher rate in people with Type 1 diabetes. All first-degree family members — parents, siblings, and children — of people with celiac disease should be screened for the condition.

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