Patients with non-classic symptoms share their road to a celiac diagnosis – and the relief that came with it.
“Consider that there is about 20 feet of intestine coiled in the body and it’s easy to understand. That’s a lot of intestine that has to get better before we can call it healed.”
Dr. Joseph Murray, a gastroenterologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, offers some do’s and a definite don’t.
Researchers say that diarrhea should be no longer regarded as the cardinal symptom of celiac disease.
The Mayo Clinic’s celiac guru talks about going gluten-free, who should screen for celiac, and his new book.
A recent Mayo Clinic study finds that 65 percent of celiac disease patients do not receive adequate long-term care following their diagnosis.