Living with coeliac disease and a gluten-free diet: a Canadian perspective.

@article{Zarkadas2013LivingWC,
  title={Living with coeliac disease and a gluten-free diet: a Canadian perspective.},
  author={Marion Zarkadas and Sheila Dubois and Krista Macisaac and Isabelle Cantin and Mohsin Rashid and Karen C. Roberts and S{\'e}bastien La Vieille and Simo Godefroy and Olga M. Pulido},
  journal={Journal of human nutrition and dietetics : the official journal of the British Dietetic Association},
  year={2013},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={10-23}
}
OBJECTIVE Strict adherence to a gluten-free diet is the only treatment for coeliac disease. The gluten-free diet is complex, costly and impacts on all activities involving food, making it difficult to maintain for a lifetime. The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate the difficulties experienced, the strategies used and the emotional impact of following a gluten-free diet among Canadians with coeliac disease. METHODS A questionnaire was mailed to all members (n = 10 693) of… CONTINUE READING
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