Nutritional Pearls: Testing Celiac Disease Conventional Wisdom
Your patient is a 27-year-old woman with Celiac disease. During a well visit, she tells you that she avoids eating at restaurants as much as possible and has separate cookware at home specifically for gluten-free cooking. She asks if you think this is necessary to avoid gluten exposure.
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