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Table 4 Metabolic Control Measures Following a GFD in CD Positive Patients.

From: Celiac Disease and Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes: Diagnostic and Treatment Dilemmas

Author Study Design Age Growth Improvement Effect HbA1C Change Hypoglycemic Episodes
   DM CD + DM     
Hansen et al. 2006 [17] Cohort (2 year follow-up) 236 33 1.5–16 Ht NS* NS
      Wt ↑↑   
Sanchez-Albisua et al. 2005 [81] Longitudinal (1–5 years follow-up) 263 9 years Ht ↑↑** NS
      Wt NS   
Saadah et al. 2004 [71] Cohort (1 year follow-up) 42 21 1.6–12.9 Ht NS NS NE
      Wt ↑↑   
      BMI ↑↑   
Rami et al.2005 [38] Case-control ( years follow-up) 195 98 Ht NS NS NS
      BMI NS   
Sun et al. 2009 [82] Case-Control (2 year follow-up) 49 49 Ht NS ↑↑ N/A
      Wt NS   
      BMI NS   
  1. *Subgroup analysis excluding patients 14 at study onset found significant increase in Ht SDS.
  2. **Data for well-complying patients.
  3. NE: not evaluated.
  4. NS: not significant.