Statistics from Altmetric.com
Do all children with coeliac disease need to stay on a gluten-free diet for life? It’s a question that has been asked ever since the connection between dietary gluten and coeliac disease was discovered and the conventional answer, of course, is yes. Now researchers in Paris (Tamara Matysiak-Budnik and colleagues. Gut 2007;56:1379–86) have found that 13 of 61 adults with coeliac disease diagnosed in childhood had “latent” coeliac disease (asymptomatic and no villous atrophy on biopsy) on a long-term normal diet. (At this centre some children were allowed to return …
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.