A team of researchers recently evaluated serum concentrations of persistent organic pollutants to determine how they may affect celiac disease.
It is unclear if alterations in the intestinal microbiota cause celiac disease, or if the changes are a result of celiac disease.
In individuals with type 1 diabetes who test positive for asymptomatic celiac disease, a gluten-free diet may increase postprandial glycemic levels.
Pediatric patients with newly diagnosed celiac disease (CD) reported lower health-related quality of life (HRQOL) when compared with healthy children with nonceliac gastrointestinal (GI) complaints, according to a study published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition. CD is a common chronic condition associated with broad range of physical and psychosocial problems. In this…
High tTGA titer, female sex, hypothyroidism, and history of autoimmune disease are significant predictors for a diagnosis of celiac disease in adults.
High gluten intake during the first 5 years of life was a statistically significant, independent risk factor for both celiac disease (CD) autoimmunity and CD in genetically predisposed children.
Researchers found approximately one-third of patients with type 1 diabetes and celiac disease were able to achieve sustained celiac-specific antibody negativity after celiac disease diagnosis.
Clinicians are encouraged to gain an understanding about when HLA genetic testing should be ordered, the type of test that should be ordered, and how to interpret results.
The researchers found that 360 of 477 FDRs identified were screened (mean screening rate per family, 79 ± 25 percent) and 160 FDRs (44 percent) were diagnosed with celiac disease.
Based on technical review and expert consensus, a guideline committee put together by the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) released official recommendations on the laboratory evaluation of functional diarrhea and diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-D) in immunocompetent adults. This report was published in Gastroenterology. Members of the AGA guideline committee and authors of the technical review…
OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has Celiac Disease? What are the typical findings for this disease? Celiac disease will typically present with diarrhea, abdominal pain, failure to thrive or faltering growth. The most common symptoms include chronic or intermittent diarrhea, abdominal pain, cramping, distension, failure to thrive/growth failure,…