How to manage pediatric celiac diseaseOngoing lab tests and assessments are important in the management of pediatric celiac patients, according to newly released guidelines.
Gluten-free diet: Not for all children
Gluten-free diet: Not for all childrenThe popularity of gluten-free diets continues to grow as people increasingly turn to diet as a way to manage copious symptoms from gastrointestinal disturbances, which can range from headaches to skin rashes, behavioral problems, and psychological difficulties.
Allergy? Or underlying disease?The primary challenge is to distinguish between celiac disease (CD) and wheat allergy, or the newest possibility, non-CD gluten sensitivity.
Does gluten drive skin disease?
Does gluten drive skin disease?Gluten and gluten-sensitive enteropathy have become hot topics among the lay public and in medical practices. John Zone, M.D., from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, discusses how gluten sensitive enteropathy may impact many areas of dermatology.
Baby feeding factors into risk for celiac diseaseDelaying the introduction of gluten to a child’s diet past the age of 6 months may increase the child’s risk for celiac disease, as may breastfeeding children beyond 1 year of age.
Gluten sensitivity covers a wide spectrumTraditional teaching about celiac disease (CD) ignores the wide spectrum of this condition, which affects many atopic patients, a clinician says.