Celiac Disease Treatment Differs Between Physicians and Academics
Researchers interviewed 169 practicing gastroenterologists and 22 academic experts to determine the treatment recommended and the treatment actually given. Differences were found in the use of IgA anti-endomysial antibodies, human leukocyte antigen DQ2/8 testing, gluten challenge and oat consumption.
Academic experts more frequently recommended CD screening for patients with type 1 diabetes and Down and Turner syndromes, as well as for relatives of CD patients.
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