Anthropometric measures and prevalence trends in adolescents with coeliac disease: a population based study.

@article{Assa2017AnthropometricMA,
  title={Anthropometric measures and prevalence trends in adolescents with coeliac disease: a population based study.},
  author={Amit Assa and Yael Frenkel-Nir and Ya'ara Leibovici-Weissman and Dorit Tzur and Arnon Afek and Lior H. Katz and Zohar Levi and Raanan Shamir},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={2017},
  volume={102 2},
  pages={139-144}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the impact of coeliac disease (CD) diagnosis on anthropometric measures at late adolescence and to assess trends in the prevalence of diagnosed CD over time. DESIGN A population based study. PATIENTS Prior to enlistment, at the age of 17 years, most of the Israeli Jewish population undergoes a general health examination. Subjects' medical diagnoses are entered into a structured database. INTERVENTIONS The enlistment database was thoroughly searched for CD cases… CONTINUE READING
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