Metabolic syndrome in patients with coeliac disease on a gluten-free diet.

@article{Tortora2015MetabolicSI,
  title={Metabolic syndrome in patients with coeliac disease on a gluten-free diet.},
  author={Raffaella Tortora and Pietro Paolo Capone and Giuliano De Stefano and Nicola Imperatore and Nicol{\`o} Gerbino and Sara Donetto and Vito Monaco and Nicola Caporaso and Antonio Rispo},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2015},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={352-9}
}
BACKGROUND Several studies have shown that weight changes are common in patients with coeliac disease after starting a gluten-free diet (GFD), but data on the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in this population are still scarce. AIMS To assess the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in patients with CD at diagnosis and 1 year after starting GFD. METHODS We enrolled all consecutive patients with newly diagnosed coeliac disease (CD) who were referred to our third-level CD Unit. For all patients… CONTINUE READING
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