Characteristics of adult celiac disease
in the USA: results of a national survey.
a clinical psychologist at Rush University's adult celiac disease
program in Chicago.
Her research in the field of adult celiac disease
is uncovering personality traits and coping mechanisms associated with better adjustment to and adherence to the diet--information she believes can be used to provide targeted guidance to children.
Prevalence of thyroid disorders in untreated adult celiac disease
patients and effect of gluten withdrawal: an Italian multi-center study.
In the study, well-controlled, well-characterized adult celiac disease
patients who had been maintained on a GFD for at least one year, were randomized to receive ALV003 or placebo daily for six weeks; patients were instructed to ingest 2g of gluten in the form of bread crumbs at the same meal as the study treatment.
Collagen sprue--a rare form of adult celiac disease
1-6) First described in 1888 by Samuel Gee, (7) adult celiac disease has now been well recognized as a disease characterized by damage to the small bowel mucosa induced by gluten.
The purpose of this study was to prospectively evaluate the prevalence of adult celiac disease in patients presenting with iron-deficiency anemia and to investigate the causes of this anemia by performing upper endoscopy and colonoscopy in these patients.
The present prospective study is the largest enrollment of patients conducted in a single setting of a county hospital serving a diverse racial population and is the first to report the prevalence of adult celiac disease in patients presenting with iron-deficiency anemia.
Figure 14: Source of referrals to a specialist adult celiac disease
clinic in a district hospital in South Wales, 2006 67