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Can You Name the Top Five Products with Gluten?

Sept. 20, 2017

This month’s CGH patient education section provides you with top talking points for your celiac disease patients.

If a patient with celiac disease asks you the top products to avoid, are you equipped with the answer? While we all know that gluten is a protein found mainly in wheat, barley and rye, gluten is also found in products patients use each day, such as:

  • Soy sauce.
  • Salad dressings.
  • Medicines.
  • Vitamins.
  • Lipstick or make-up.

This information is part of the patient education section in the September 2017 issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. This month’s celiac disease focus provides a topline overview of facts to discuss with your patients, including symptoms, testing and treatments, such as the gluten-free diet.

For more information on celiac disease and additional patient resources visit the AGA Patient INFO Center.   

The AGA Patient Education Section in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology includes up-to-date information and resources for patients on GI conditions, procedures and diet and medication. Every month, the journal will feature a different topic. The page contains information that comes from experts and is written at the lowest reading level possible, providing you with easy talking points to use with your patients. The pages are also available for reprint, so they can be easily distributed to patients. Extended, more in-depth content on each topic is always available in the AGA Patient INFO  Center.


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