Cut Red Tape And Stop Doctor Prescriptions Of Gluten Free Foods On NHS

The time has come for doctors to stop prescribing gluten free foods to patients allergic to wheat gluten - known as coeliac disease - and for the NHS to find a better way to support patients, says an editorial in the independent review of medical treatment, the Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB). The process is outmoded and costly, argues DTB. And what's more, it's adding a layer of unnecessary red tape to the NHS, which takes up healthcare professionals' time and is unhelpful to patients...
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Authors: Mule A, Sirohi P, Ram N Abstract Objective: Descriptive reports of liver involvement in celiac disease (CD) are sparse, and the effect of a strict gluten-free diet (GFD) on the course of liver injury is also poorly understood. We conducted a study on 94 adult patients with CD and found that 39 of them were having chronic liver disease as well. We further followed patients of 'CD with CLD' with strict Gluten-free diet (GFD) for six months. Methods: We screened 94 patients of CD for CLD and found 39 patients to have CLD as well. We further followed these 39 patients of 'CD with CLD' for six month with st...
Source: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Assoc Physicians India Source Type: research
We present a case of MAS who was initially diagnosed to have autoimmune thyroid disease (AITD) - hypothyroidism. She was then evaluated for persistent mild to moderate iron deficiency anemia, unintentional weight loss along with skin rash and diagnosed to have celiac disease and undifferentiated connective tissue disease (uCTD). PMID: 30341853 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Assoc Physicians India Source Type: research
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Source: Molecular Nutrition and Food Research - Category: Food Science Authors: Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewWe aim to review the current literature on the association of musculoskeletal disorders and celiac disease that is a common disorder, affecting about 1% of the population. Extra-intestinal symptoms and presentations predominate.Recent FindingsWhile the literature supports an association with reduced bone mineral density and increased fracture risk and celiac disease, there is little evidence supporting associations with other rheumatological conditions. Patients frequently report musculoskeletal symptoms; however, studies of specific disease entities suffer from a lack of standardization of testing...
Source: Current Osteoporosis Reports - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 21 October 2018Source: Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and MedicineAuthor(s): Ryan M Pearson, Joseph R Podojil, Lonnie D Shea, Nicholas JC King, Stephen D Miller, Daniel R GettsAbstractAutoimmune diseases, such as celiac disease, multiple sclerosis, and type 1 diabetes, are leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the United States. In these disease states, immune regulatory mechanisms fail that result in T and B cell-mediated destruction of self-tissues. The known role of T cells in mediating autoimmune diseases has led to the emergence of numerous therapies aimed at inactivati...
Source: Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine - Category: Nanotechnology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: CD increased the likelihood of dental enamel defects and dry mouth sensation. The oral examination can be an important auxiliary tool for the identification of cases of the disease. PMID: 30341262 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Medicina Oral, Patologia Oral y Cirugia Bucal - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal Source Type: research
Nutrition&Food Science, Ahead of Print. Purpose The purpose of the study was to assess the impact of nutrition and health counselling on quality of life (QoL) among celiac children (CC) aged 7-12 years, which was reported by the parent. So far, no study has emphasized on impact of nutritional counselling on QoL in CC. The QoL in the present study was reported by parents of celiac and non-celiac (NC) subjects. Design/methodology/approach This is an interventional study. Follow-up celiac cases aged 7-12 years (n = 50) were compared with NC cases (n = 25). A 24-item instrument was standardized for reliability and validity and...
Source: Nutrition and Food Science - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
In the seven years since the original Wheat Belly book hit bookstores and turned the nutritional world topsy-turvy and millions of people have engaged in a grain-free lifestyle, many unique lessons have been learned. Even though I had engaged the practices of this lifestyle for a number of years and in thousands of people before I broadcast these ideas through books, expanding the audience to many more people yielded feedback on an enormous scale, new lessons that even surprised me. Among the new lessons learned along the way: Plantar fasciitis—I did not expect to have so many people report that this painful conditi...
Source: Wheat Belly Blog - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: News & Updates bowel flora gluten gluten-free grain-free grains Inflammation Weight Loss Source Type: blogs
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Source: Gastroenterology Clinics of North America - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: according to our results, both methods are highly specific. However, the ELISA test had a higher sensitivity. Although we found a significant correlation between the amount of gluten consumed and GIP recovery in feces, further studies are needed to clarify the impact of individual confounding factors in GIP recovery. PMID: 30318895 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Revista Espanola de Enfermedades Digestivas - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Rev Esp Enferm Dig Source Type: research
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