Reference Number: 565
Intolerance & Sensitivity: Coeliac
Celiac disease now affects about one person in a hundred in Europe and North America. In this review, we consider a number of important and exciting recent developments, such as clinical associations, HLA-DQ2 and HLA-DQ8 predispositions, the concept of potential celiac disease, the use of new imaging/endoscopy techniques, and the development of refractory disease. This review will be of use to all internists, pediatricians and gastroenterologists.
Significance for a baker:
This research focuses on the diagnosis of coeliac disease and the advances in technology that are leading to diagnosis through various methods. With improved understanding of coeliac disease, it is easier for bakers to know what they can and cannot digest and can adapt their baking accordingly.