Celiac Disease Perspective

 
 
  • 7 Takeaways From the AGA's New Iron-Deficiency Anemia Guidelines   Dr David Johnson comments on the latest recommendations for the gastrointestinal evaluation of iron-deficiency anemia, which have practice-changing implications.
  • COVID-19 and Healthcare Rationing: A Disabled Doc's View A disabled emergency medicine physician offers himself as an example of the tough choices COVID-19 may force doctors to make when it comes to healthcare rationing.
  • DDW 2020 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from DDW 2020
  • Gluten, Revisited: The Latest Facts on a Popular Culprit Dr William Balistreri explains what many people still get wrong when they decide to 'go against the grain.'
  • Busting Some Popular Myths About EPI Dr David Johnson on the incorrect assumptions that continue to impair the treatment of this pancreatic condition.
  • Abortion and Medical Students: Education at a Crossroads As abortion laws continue to change, questions arise about what and how medical trainees should learn about the procedure.
  • Hepatitis C: 5 Things to Know Despite HCV being a curable disease with short-duration, well-tolerated finite therapy, it cannot be dismissed yet. Here are five issues that still need attention.
  • Is 'Leaky Gut' the Root of All Ills? Investigators are finding that our intestinal mucosal barrier is much more complex than previously thought, and it is potentially at the root of several gastrointestinal disorders.
  • DDW 2019 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from DDW 2019
  • Levothyroxine Dosing: Morning, Night, or In Between? Clinicians have traditionally told patients to take levothyroxine first thing in the morning, at least an hour before any food or drink. But does it really matter? Dr Leung looks at the evidence.
  • Scientists Closer to Identifying the Cause of MS As researchers gain a better understanding of multiple sclerosis pathology, more effective preventive strategies and treatments may be around the corner.
  • A 37-Year-Old Man With Recurrent Diarrhea: USMLE Question A 37-year-old man presents due to recurrent bouts of diarrhea and bloating, as well as itchy skin vesicles. What treatment should you advise?
  • PBC: The Latest Data on an Evolving Disorder Dr Rowen Zetterman on diagnosing, managing, and treating this recently renamed autoimmune disorder.
  • Don't Be so Cavalier About That Non-Hip Fracture Are some fractures a reflection of underlying disease? Dr Plotzker says clinicians should be aware of the medical risks of more distal, non-hip fractures in older patients.
  • Closing the Care Gap in Autoimmune Disease A comprehensive, multidisciplinary center in Pittsburgh gives hope to patients with complex, undiagnosed, and/or multiple autoimmune conditions.
  • Celiac Disease: Overview Video   This video covers the known pathophysiology of celiac disease, as well as important clinical signs and symptoms.
  • Diet and a New Drug: A One-Two Punch Against Gluten? Studies at DDW 2018 addressed a constant challenge for patients with celiac disease: adherence to a gluten-free diet. Also, the experimental agent AMG 714 may reduce symptoms after gluten exposure.
  • 5 Detection Strategies for Celiac Disease Studies presented at DDW 2018 addressed one current challenge regarding celiac disease: reliable, cost-effective detection.
  • Hidden and Accidental Gluten Exposure in Celiac Disease   Inadvertent gluten exposure can pose a risk to patients with celiac disease.
  • Quiz: What Do You Know About This Pancreatic Condition? Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency is a condition that can accompany more established disorders. But do you have the proper knowledge to know it when you see it? Take this quiz to find out.