Development and validation of a celiac disease quality of life instrument for North American children.

@article{Jordan2013DevelopmentAV,
  title={Development and validation of a celiac disease quality of life instrument for North American children.},
  author={Nicole E Jordan and Yuelin Li and Danielle Magrini and Suzanne M Simpson and Norelle R. Reilly and Amy R Defelice and Robbyn E Sockolow and P. R. Green},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2013},
  volume={57 4},
  pages={477-86}
}
OBJECTIVE Given the social constraints imposed by a gluten-free diet, it can be hypothesized that children with celiac disease (CD) living in the United States have a reduced health-related quality of life (HRQOL); however, there is no validated CD-specific HRQOL instrument for children living in the United States. The goals of this study were to develop and validate a CD-specific HRQOL instrument for children 8 to 18 years of age with CD and to report HRQOL in these children using both generic… CONTINUE READING

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