Management of patients with celiac disease is ‘a marathon not a sprint’

Management of patients with celiac disease is ‘a marathon not a sprint’

Celiac disease is a chronic, autoimmune digestive disease that damages small intestinal villi and interferes with absorption of nutrients. While much is known about the development of the disease and its effect on the body, questions remain about screening, diagnosis and patient care now and in the years ahead.“Celiac disease pathogenesis is very well known and complex,” Alberto Rubio Tapia, MD, director of the Celiac Disease Program at the Cleveland Clinic and assistant professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic, told Healio Gastroenterology. “In brief, celiac disease startsRead More

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