Celiac disease: Helping patients live gluten-free

Gainer, Cheryl L. MSN, RN, CNM

doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000403289.30513.2d
Feature: DIGESTIVE DISORDERS: CE Connection

Celiac disease affects approximately 1% of the U.S. population, and many cases go undiagnosed until later in life. A wide range of symptoms, illnesses, and disorders may accompany undiagnosed celiac disease. This article reviews screening, diagnosis, and treatment of celiac disease for the NP.

Cheryl L. Gainer is a clinical instructor at The University of Texas at Arlington.

The author disclosed that she has no financial relationship pertaining to this article.

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.