Celiac Sprue (cont.)
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Celiac Disease Medications
Celiac Disease Outlook
Celiac disease begins to improve within days of starting a gluten-free diet. Complete healing of the small intestine usually occurs in 3-6 months, although it may take up to 2 years in older persons.
Support Groups and Counseling
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 John A. Daller, MD; American Board of Surgery with subspecialty certification in surgical critical care
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/26/2016
Mohammed Wehbi, MD
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