Screening for celiac disease

Because of concerns relating to the complications of not recognizing celiac disease and leaving it untreated, screening for celiac disease has been advocated. The disease itself does meet established criteria for screening, but there are issues related to resources and also ethical considerations that weigh against widespread screening programs for detecting celiac disease. Screening has been advocated in some settings including relatives of those with celiac disease and in type I diabetics, but none of the recommendations for screening is without controversy [79-97].

Was this article helpful?

0 0
Why Gluten Free

Why Gluten Free

What Is The Gluten Free Diet And What You Need To Know Before You Try It. You may have heard the term gluten free, and you may even have a general idea as to what it means to eat a gluten free diet. Most people believe this type of diet is a curse for those who simply cannot tolerate the protein known as gluten, as they will never be able to eat any food that contains wheat, rye, barley, malts, or triticale.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment