Celiac disease: Helping patients live gluten-free

Gainer, Cheryl L. MSN, RN, CNM

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

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.

Author Information

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.