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Celiac Sprue (cont.)

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Careful and extensive education of a person with celiac disease and their family is often necessary to achieve full compliance. A registered dietitian may be very helpful in providing information and educational resources.

Medically reviewed by Rambod Rouhbakhsh, MD, MBA, FAAFP; Diplomat American Board of Family Medicine

REFERENCE: UpToDate. Patient information: Celiac disease in adults (Beyond the Basics).


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/21/2014
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