Celiac disease: Helping patients live gluten-freeGainer, Cheryl L. MSN, RN, CNMThe Nurse Practitioner: September 2011 - Volume 36 - Issue 9 - p 14–19 doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000403289.30513.2d Feature: DIGESTIVE DISORDERS: CE Connection Abstract Author Information 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.