Articles related to CELIAC DISEASE
Celiac Disease: Who Should I Test, and How?
Celiac disease is a complex disorder that requires a comprehensive approach for diagnosis and management. With an estimated 1% of the general population affected, it’s crucial for healthcare professionals to maintain an appropriate index of suspicion and use a case-finding approach for diagnosis.
Gastroenterology November 8th 2023
Improving Celiac Disease Diagnosis
Fewer than half of patients with celiac disease have characteristic GI symptoms. The diagnosis is often complicated by atypical symptoms such as constipation. How can clinicians improve their diagnostic abilities? This review and summary provides practical tips for identifying, diagnosing, and treating patients.
Family Medicine/General Practice February 23rd 2023
ACG Updates, Reaffirms Guidelines on Evaluation, Management of Patients with Celiac Disease
Updated recommendations include EGD with multiple duodenal biopsies, setting intestinal healing as the goal for gluten-free diet, and use of gluten-free oats in some populations. There wasn’t evidence to support routine use of probiotics or use of gluten detection devices.
Gastroenterology January 25th 2023
MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for Recurrent Diarrhea, Abdominal Pain
57-year-old man, otherwise healthy 2 month history of recurrent abdominal pain with diarrhea A history of celiac disease that had been well controlled with a gluten-free diet 5-pound unintentional weight loss since the onset of symptoms Tissue IgA > 30x over nl What conditions would you consider in your evaluation?
Family Medicine/General Practice September 13th 2022