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Universal Screening Doesn't Pay In Celiac Disease - Family Practice News Digital Network

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Universal screening doesn't pay in celiac disease

Family Practice News Digital Network

Serologic screening for celiac disease for symptomatic and high-risk children is more cost effective than is universal screening, at least when it comes to future bone disease. Indeed, the current standard of practice of selective screening is also ...

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While I understand what they were studying, and they do admit taking other factors into consideration may (ya think?) affect quality of life/cost effectiveness...I must wonder how they 1) decided to use or consider such narrow parameters when celiac disease is anything but "narrow" 2) list/consider so few symptoms and possible effects of undiagnosed celiac disease/NCGI 3) entertain the idea that incidences of non traumatic bone breaks in preadolescents is the best way to identify Celiac.

When is the medical community going to catch up to what is REALLY happening????? Jeez people, take your heads out of your butts for a minute.

This study was the equivalent to recording the incidence of a specfic species of bird singing during sunrise each morning. Interesting to know, but in the end...the sun keeps coming up and won't stop rising if the bird stops singing.

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