Celiac Sprue (cont.)
Mohammed Wehbi, MD
Vincent W Yang, MD, PhD
Robin E Rutherford, MD
Simmy Bank, MD, MB, ChB
Mary L Windle, PharmD
BS Anand, MD
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Self-Care at Home
For the most part, successful control of celiac sprue consists of whathappens at home to modifydiet and to select foods thatcan be eaten. Many resources are available to assist a person with choosing appropriate foods and modifying recipes to work within his or her diet (see For More Information).
Food labels should be read carefully. Wheat and rye flours, barley, and oats are common ingredients in many products. Many products a person would not suspectcontain flour,such as salad dressings. In addition, barley is used in the brewing process of beer. The following substitutions may be tried:
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