Children with Celiac Disease Not Receiving Proper Follow-up Care, According to Research

According to research published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology many children are not receiving proper follow-up care after initial diagnosis of celiac disease.  According to a recent article on (January 7, 2019) … “Although guidelines recommended dietitian education regarding a [gluten-free diet] and annual GI follow-up visits many may not be receiving appropriate treatment as 1 in 6 patients did not receive [gluten-free diet] education, and 9% had no GI follow-up after diagnosis,” they wrote. “It cannot be assumed that patients lost to GI follow-up are doing well nor that they receive specific follow-up in primary care.” Read entire article here