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General Features of a Gluten Free Diet for a Patient with Celiac Sprue

Specialty:

Nutrition
Gastroenterology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A patient with celiac sprue (gluten-sensitive enteropathy) should remove all sources of gluten in the diet to reverse the gastrointestinal immune reaction. This can be challenging since gluten is contained in so many common foods, especially prepared and convenience foods.

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