Celiac Disease

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May 6th, 2016

Liver Involvement in Celiac Disease

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Although celiac disease primarily affects the gut, the clinical spectrum of celiac disease is remarkably varied, and the disease can affect many extraintestinal organs, including the liver. Dr. Joseph Murray, M.D., reviews a study published in the World Journal of Gastroenterology, which identifies strategies for the diagnosis and treatment of these disorders in childhood. Celiac disease is […]

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Tags: celiac disease, Joseph Murray, liver disease, pediatric, World Journal of Gastroenterology


March 27th, 2015

Tips for Maintaining a Gluten-Free Diet

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Associate Margaret_Marie

Julie Buchholtz, a registered dietitian working in pediatrics at Mayo Clinic, discusses tips for helping children maintain their gluten-free diet during the school year. For more information about celiac disease, visit mayoclinic.org/celiacdisease.

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Tags: celiac disease, gluten free, pediatric, tips


February 13th, 2015

Gene Testing and Celiac Disease

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Associate Margaret_Marie

Celiac disease (CD) is an immune-based reaction to gluten — a protein in wheat, rye and barley — that results in damage to the small intestine mucosa. It occurs in genetically predisposed children and adults and usually responds to a gluten-free diet. Imad Absah, M.D., comments on the publication of two influential studies in the New […]

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Tags: celiac disease, gene testing, Imad Absah, pediatric


December 18th, 2014

When to Introduce Gluten to Children

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Associate Margaret_Marie

Imad Absah, M.D., discusses a recently published articles in the New England Journal of Medicine about when to introduce children to gluten. The main take away of the study is that it most likely doesn’t matter when gluten is introduced to a child. It might be reasonable in children with a high risk of celiac disease […]

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Tags: celiac disease, gluten, Imad Absah, New England Journal of Medicine, pediatric


June 26th, 2014

Mucosal Healing in Kids with Celiac Disease

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Associate Margaret_Marie

Imad Absah, M.D., discusses a recently published article in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition about mucosal healing in children with celiac disease. The results show that children with celiac disease may not have as complete mucosal healing as previously thought.   There is no test to detect the rate of mucosal healing. The […]

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Tags: celiac disease, gluten free diet, Imad Absah, injury to the gut, Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, mucosal healing, pediatric


May 15th, 2014

Fat Soluble Vitamin Deficiencies in Pediatric Patients With Newly Diagnosed Celiac Disease

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Associate Margaret_Marie

Imad Absah, M. D., discusses a recently published review in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition about fat-soluble vitamin deficiencies in pediatric patients with newly diagnosed celiac disease. Celiac disease affects the small intestine and has been linked to low vitamins and micronutrients in adults. This is especially true of fat-soluble vitamins such as […]

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Tags: celiac disease, fat soluble vitamins, Imad Absah, Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition, micronutrients, pediatric


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