#HealthTalk: Celiac Disease and Osteoporosis

May is both Celiac Awareness Month and National Osteoporosis Month. We hosted a live Twitter chat with Rachel Begun, MS, RD, to discuss the connection between the two. Check out the recap.

  1. Q1: What is osteoporosis and what are the consequences of it? Know anyone who has suffered from it?

  2. Q2: What are the risk factors for osteoporosis?
  3. Q3: What is the connection between osteoporosis and celiac disease?
  4. Q4: What tests should people with celiac disease and osteoporosis take, along with their doctors?
  5. Q5: What dietary changes can people make to protect their bones and/or build strong bones that have become weakened?

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