The NIH now estimates celiac disease affects up to 1 in 100 people, making Recognizing Celiac Disease both timely and urgently needed.
The book provides:
Recognizing Celiac Disease is the first compendium on celiac disease. It has received endorsements from faculty at Columbia, Harvard, Jefferson and Temple University medical schools. Recognizing Celiac Disease is also endorsed by the
National Foundation for Celiac Awareness and the Celiac Support Association USA - which will carry and recommend it to its members.
A very thorough review of the literature! A useful resource.
Peter Green, MD,
Director, Celiac Disease Center, Columbia University.
Professor of Clinical Medicine,
College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University.
Attending Physician, New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
Recognizing Celiac Disease is an excellent up to date and most comprehensive manual that is based on The National Institutes of Health sponsored Consensus Development Conference of June 2004. This work delivers an overview of celiac disease with a concise picture of the pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnostic tools and treatment of celiac disease. Most of all, it expands on the nutritional
deficiencies and complications of this disease, emphasizing the dietary management of these patients.
This work will serve as an excellent reference to physicians, medical students, dietitians, patients and the general public as well.
Kenneth R. Falchuk, MD,
Associate Clinical Professor, Harvard Medical School.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
As simpler and more available testing is becoming available, celiac disease is emerging as a significant disease with a diversity of clinical presentations, often unrelated to the gastrointestinal tract.
Recognizing Celiac Disease provides medical personnel with a concise picture of the many clinical manifestations of how this disease can be expressed. Additionally, it discusses in-depth, the multitude of diagnostic techniques necessary to conduct a comprehensive differential diagnosis, along with the detailed treatment considerations. Specifically, the complexities of gluten free diet regimens are
Recognizing Celiac Disease is a comprehensive celiac disease reference that will serve as a manual for physicians and medical personnel that diagnose and treat this complex disease process.
Wayne A. Satz, MD, FAAEM,
Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
Vice Chairperson, Clinical Affairs
Medical Director, Temple University Hospital Emergency Department
I appreciate having this remarkable and thoroughly researched resource on my desk when I counsel with patients who have celiac disease. It is very useful and user friendly.
Mary Sue Walker, PhD, RD, LDN
Clinical Nutrition Specialist
Children's Hospital, Pediatric Gastroenterology, P.C.
This manual will serve as an excellent informational reference for our membership, as well as physicians, dietitians and other health care professionals. The presentation provides useful, reliable, easy-to-understand health and diet information to supplement the information from one's health team.
Mary A. Schluckebier, BS, MA,
Celiac Support Association - USA.