Adolescents with celiac disease: a literature review of the impact developmental tasks have on adherence with a gluten-free diet.

Abstract

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease affecting individuals at any time across the developmental lifespan. The only treatment for celiac disease is lifelong adherence to a gluten-free diet to prevent future complications and malignancies. The ratio of occurrence between children and adolescents is 1:104. When the phase of adolescence is coalesced with… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/SGA.0b013e31825f990c

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@article{Arnone2012AdolescentsWC, title={Adolescents with celiac disease: a literature review of the impact developmental tasks have on adherence with a gluten-free diet.}, author={Jacqueline Michele Arnone and Virginia M Fitzsimons}, journal={Gastroenterology nursing : the official journal of the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates}, year={2012}, volume={35 4}, pages={248-54} }