When are oats reintroduced into the diet in patients with celiac disease (sprue)?

Updated: Nov 29, 2019
  • Author: Stephan U Goebel, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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After an initial period of avoidance, oats might be reintroduced into the diet of patients with celiac disease. These patients should be monitored carefully for recurrent symptoms. Careful and extensive indoctrination of the patient by the physician and the dietitian is often necessary to achieve full compliance.

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