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Push for autoimmunity screenings in kids
DENVER -- Type 1 diabetes and celiac disease are the two most common autoimmune diseases of childhood, and a new program, focused on Denver, hopes to lead the way toward universal screening for kids nationwide. The mission of ASK, or Autoimmunity Screenings for Kids, is to raise awareness about these two diseases and to reduce the health risks of delayed diagnosis.