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Published: 2021-06-15

Major Considerations of Celiac Disease: A Narrative Review

Cruz Vermelha Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil
ABRAN- Associação Brasileira de Nutrologia /Brazilian Association of Nutrology, Catanduva/SP, Brazil
Celiac disease Gluten Treatment


Celiac disease (CD) is an autoimmune disease. Whoever has it cannot eat foods that have gluten in their composition. The only treatment available is a diet in which all products containing gluten are removed from the dietary routine of patients with CD, which requires that their patients have determination. It is of utmost importance that the maximum amount of information is provided to the patient, so that the patient has a wide awareness of the conditions and limitations to be respected, as well as of the possible harmful changes to health caused by the non-adherence of the gluten-free diet.


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How to Cite

Jacobson, E. M., & Ribas Filho, D. (2021). Major Considerations of Celiac Disease: A Narrative Review. MedNEXT Journal of Medical and Health Sciences, 2(3), 69–76.