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Poor and Inconsistent Medical Follow-Up Common in Celiac Disease

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Celiac.com 09/07/2012 - Many people with celiac disease will tell you that getting a proper diagnosis is just part of the battle. Maintaining a strict gluten-free diet, and getting adequate medical follow-up care can be nearly as challenging as getting ...

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Conclusion:

Patients with celiac disease are not followed up consistently.

Follow-up examinations often are inadequate and do not follow AGA recommendations.

Improving follow-up strategies for patients with celiac disease could improve management of this disease.

Pardon my sarcasm, but gosh, ya think?

The question is, WILL ANYONE IN THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY READ THIS STUDY??

This is why I nag people to find a good, celiac-savvy GI doc. Not just for follow up GI and celiac blood panel testing, but for other lab tests as well. (iron, B-12, folate, CMP and CBC)

I see my guy every 4 months. I love him for taking such good care of me. It took me over 12 years to find someone who gave a crap.

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