TITLE

Effect of Gluten-Free Diet on Growth and Glycemic Control in Children with Type 1 Diabetes and Asymptomatic Celiac Disease

AUTHOR(S)
Goh, Vi Lier; Estrada, D. Elizabeth; Lerer, Trudy; Balarezo, Fabiola; Sylvester, Francisco A.
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism;Nov2010, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p1169
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study which determined the impact of a gluten-free diet (GFD) on the growth and glycemic control in children with diabetes mellitus (DM) and asymptomatic celiac disease (CD). Clinical care protocol for patients with DM at Connecticut Children's Medical Center is described along with the process of identifying the research subjects. Results of the study of CD patients non-CD patients are discussed with emphasis on body mass index (BMI), height Z-score and blood sugar control that did not improve due to GFD.
ACCESSION #
57505889

 

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