Children with Celiac & a Gluten-Free Diet

August 18, 2008

Children with Celiac & a Gluten-Free Diet


A new study led by Alessandro Ventura, Director of the Pediatric Clinic, has shown that if children with celiac disease follow the gluten-free diet, all metabolic and mineralization alterations of their bones will normalize within 6-12 months.

A new study led by Alessandro Ventura, Director of the Pediatric Clinic, has shown that if children with celiac disease follow the gluten-free diet, all metabolic and mineralization alterations of their bones will normalize within 6-12 months. These findings show that it may not be necessary for children with celiac disease to undergo laboratory or radiology exams that monitor bone damage, but rather, stress the need for patients to solely focus on the gluten-free diet to restore bone health.
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/07/080725105453.htm

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