Celiac Disease

The Lowdown on the Low-FODMAP Diet

Nov. 1, 2017

As the low-FODMAP diet grows in popularity, know the facts to help answer patient questions and provide guidance.

Spotlight on Fellow-Led Quality Improvement Projects

Oct. 3, 2017

These 19 projects presented at DDW® 2017 showcase the extensive work being done by fellows to improve the quality of care provided to GI patients.

Avoidance of Cow's Milk–Based Formula for At-Risk Infants Does Not Reduce Development of Celiac Disease: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Oct. 1, 2017

Increased cow's milk antibody titers before the appearance of anti-TG2A and celiac disease indicates that subjects with celiac disease might have increased intestinal permeability in early life.

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.

What Is Afflicting This Woman With Celiac Disease?

Sept. 1, 2017

A 75-year-old woman with celiac disease presented with abdominal distension, intermittent suprapubic cramping abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and nonbloody diarrhea.

Similar Responses of Intestinal T Cells From Untreated Children and Adults With Celiac Disease to Deamidated Gluten Epitopes

Sept. 1, 2017

T-cell responses to different gluten peptides appear to be similar between adults and children at the time of diagnosis of celiac disease.

Tests for Serum Transglutaminase and Endomysial Antibodies Do Not Detect Most Patients With Celiac Disease and Persistent Villous Atrophy on Gluten-free Diets: a Meta-analysis

Sept. 1, 2017

This study identifies need for more accurate non-invasive markers of mucosal damage in children and adults with celiac disease who are following a GFD.
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CGH Patient Education Spotlight: Celiac Disease

Aug. 30, 2017

This month’s CGH patient page looks at key points patients need to know about celiac disease.

Validation of Antibody-Based Strategies for Diagnosis of Pediatric Celiac Disease Without Biopsy

Aug. 24, 2017

We validated the TTG-IgA procedure and the TTG-DGL procedure in identification of pediatric patients with or without celiac disease, without biopsy.

Safety of Adding Oats to a Gluten-Free Diet for Patients With Celiac Disease: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Clinical and Observational Studies

Aug. 24, 2017

We found no evidence that addition of oats to a GFD affects symptoms, histology, immunity, or serologic features of patients with celiac disease.

Validation of Antibody-Based Strategies for Diagnosis of Pediatric Celiac Disease Without Biopsy

Aug. 1, 2017

In a prospective study, we validated the TTG-IgA procedure and the TTG-DGL procedure in identification of pediatric patients with or without celiac disease, without biopsy.

Safety of Adding Oats to a Gluten-Free Diet for Patients With Celiac Disease: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Clinical and Observational Studies

Aug. 1, 2017

In a systematic review and meta-analysis, we found no evidence that addition of oats to a GFD affects symptoms, histology, immunity, or serologic features of patients with celiac disease.

Watch the DDW® 2017 Recap on Intestinal Disorders

July 12, 2017

New advances in treating intestinal disorders you need to know about.

Earn CME and MOC at Your Convenience

July 12, 2017

Ordering the 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course online sessions gives you the chance to earn continuing medical education credits at your leisure.

A B-Cell Gene Signature Correlates With the Extent of Gluten-Induced Intestinal Injury in Celiac Disease

July 1, 2017

This study showed that a B-cell population in peripheral blood correlated inversely with gluten-dependent small intestinal lesions, implicating a protective mechanism.

Do More People Have Celiac Disease in the North vs the South?

June 26, 2017

Researchers report that a higher proportion of persons living at latitudes of 35° North or greater have celiac disease or avoid gluten. Read more on AGA Journals Blog.

Persistence of Nonceliac Wheat Sensitivity, Based on Long-term Follow-up

June 26, 2017

We investigated how many patients with a diagnosis of nonceliac wheat sensitivity still experienced wheat sensitivity.

Course for NPs and PAs Benefits All Experience Levels

June 14, 2017

Find out how AGA's popular course, Principles of GI for the NP and PA, benefits all those who attend, regardless of experience level or practice setting.

Circumferential Jejunal Ulcers: An Unusual Manifestation of Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Enteropathy

June 1, 2017

A 63-year-old with celiac disease presented with watery, nonbloody, chronic diarrhea along with mild intermittent nausea and vomiting despite following a strict gluten-free diet.

AGA-Funded Research Highlighted by The Atlantic

May 23, 2017

AGA Research Scholar Award recipient Dr. Lebwhol’s study brings science to the gluten-free craze.

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

May 6, 2017

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the premier meeting for the GI professional. Every year it attracts approximately 15,000 physicians, researchers and academics from around the world who desire to stay up-to-date in the field.

High Incidence of Celiac Disease in a Long-term Study of Adolescents With Susceptibility Genotypes

May 3, 2017

Dr. Edwin Liu discusses his manuscript "High Incidence of Celiac Disease in a Long-term Study of Adolescents With Susceptibility Genotypes." To view abstract click here http://bit.ly/2pHWEWY.

Factors That Increase Risk of Celiac Disease Autoimmunity After a Gastrointestinal Infection in Early Life

April 28, 2017

Gastrointestinal infections increase the risk of celiac disease autoimmunity in children with genetic susceptibility to this autoimmune disorder.

High Incidence of Celiac Disease in a Long-term Study of Adolescents With Susceptibility Genotypes

April 25, 2017

In a 20-year prospective study, we found the cumulative incidence of CDA and celiac disease to be high within the first 10 years.