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2012-07-26 00:54:06

Follow-up exams for patients with celiac disease are often inadequate and highly variable, according to a new study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA). "In the group of celiac disease patients that we observed, we found that very few of them had medical follow-up that would be in keeping with even the most lax interpretation of current guidelines," said Joseph A. Murray, MD, AGAF, of Mayo...

2009-07-01 09:21:39

Undiagnosed celiac disease associated with nearly quadrupled mortality Celiac disease, (http://www.mayoclinic.org/celiac-disease/) an immune system reaction to gluten in the diet, is over four times more common today than it was 50 years ago, according to findings of a Mayo Clinic study published this month in the journal Gastroenterology (http://www.gastrojournal.org/).The study also found that subjects who did not know they had celiac disease were nearly four times more likely than...

2009-03-31 14:59:51

U.S. medical scientists say they've demonstrated an economic benefit to the diagnosis of celiac disease in a managed care U.S. population. The researchers at the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University Medical Center said they determined increased awareness and diagnosis of celiac disease would benefit not only patients, but also would reduce health care costs. Celiac disease occurs in genetically susceptible individuals due to the development of an immune response to gluten, the protein...