September 1, 2016
Best practices for celiac disease: A Special Article provides the glue (or gluten)
needed to help children with this disorder
Dr Lewis First, MD,MA, Editor-in-Chief, Pediatrics
Given that patients diagnosed with celiac disease carry the diagnosis for a lifetime, it is important to have a solid understanding of what having celiac disease means in the long-term. Yet such management of these patients has been poorly detailed in the peer-reviewed literature such that a consensus could be gleaned in areas such as bone health, hematologic issues, endocrine problems, liver disease, nutritional issues, and testing.
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