Celiac Disease and Gluten Free: What's Real and What's Myth?

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    Dr. Stuart Mushlin from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA moderated the topic "Celiac Disease and Gluten Free: What's Real and What's Myth?" with Dr. Daniel Leffler and Melinda Dennis from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA. 

    The discussion focused primarily on:

    1. Signs and symptoms of celiac disease;
    2. prevalence and potential causes of celiac disease;
    3. similarities and differences between true celiac disease and gluten sensitivity;
    4. methodologies for diagnosing celiac disease;
    5. the gluten-free diet;
    6. resources, education, and support systems for people with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity; and
    7. the association between celiac disease and other medical conditions.

    Med Roundtable Gen Med Ed. 2014;1(4):312–322.

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