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Pediatric Patients With Newly Diagnosed Celiac Disease Report Lower HRQOL

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…

AGA Recommendations for Evaluation of Functional Diarrhea and Diarrhea-Predominant IBS in Adults

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…

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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,…
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