Celiac Disease

Celiac Disease

Work on this project started in 2005. Highlights include:

  • Target population of adults and children
  • Three (3) sub-topics - Foods and Gluten Intolerance; Effectiveness of a Gluten-Free Dietary Patter; and Nutritional Adequacy. Use the links on the left to access the evidence analysis questions and conclusions.
  • Evidence-based Nutrition Practice Guidelines were published in 2010.
  • Several resources on this topic were created. Expand the Project Resources section below for more information..

There is no scheduled update to this project at this time.
  • Project Team
    The following individuals contributed their valuable time and expertise to this project:

    Workgroup Members
    • Cynthia R. Kupper, RD, CD, Chair
    • Melinda D. Dennis, MA, MS, RD, LDN
    • Anne Roland Lee, MSEd, RD, CDN
    • Delores 'Dee' Sandquist, MS, RD, CD
    • Mary K.Sharrett, MS, RD, LD, CNSD
    • Patricia S. Thompson, MS, RD
    Project Manager/Lead Analyst
    • Erica K. Gradwell, MS, RD
    Guideline Reviewers
    • Pam Cureton, RD, LDN
    • Mark A. Dinga, MEd, RD, LDN
    • Alessio Fasano, MD
    • Lara Field, MS, RD, LDN
    • Rhonda Kane, MS, RD
    • Andera Levario, JD
    • Daniel Leffler, MD, MS
    • Vanessa Ludlow, RD, LDN
    • Trisha Lyons, RD, LD
    • Roberta Tripp, MS, RD, LDN
    Academy Staff
    • Deborah Cummins, PhD
    • Kari Kren, MPH, RD
    • Joan Schwaba, MS, RD, LDN
    • Esther F.. Myers, PhD, RD
    Financial Contributors
    • Evidence Analysis Work
      • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
      • Medical Nutrition Practice Group
    • Guideline
      • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

    Disclosures of Potential Conflicts of Interest: In the interest of full disclosure, the Academy has adopted the policy of revealing relationships workgroup members have with companies that sell products or services that are relevant to this topic. Workgroup members are required to disclose potential conflicts of interest by completing the Academy Conflict of Interest Form. It should not be assumed that these financial interests will have an adverse impact on the content, but they are noted here to fully inform readers.
    • None of the workgroup members listed above disclosed potential conflicts.
  • Project Resources
    The following resources from this project include:
     
    • Celiac Disease Guideline Brief (Tutorial) - this tutorial Brief is intended to briefly highlights the recommendations and algorithms in the Celiac Disease Evidence Based Nutrition Practice Guideline to provide some insight into how these may be used in practice. The Brief is about 10 minutes in length and provides an audio/video tutorial (Celiac Disease Brief Video)
       
    • Celiac Disease Evidence-based Nutrition Practice Toolkit - this toolkit is designed to assist the registered dietitian in applying the Academy's Celiac Disease Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guideline. This toolkit incudes material such as interactive sample documentation forms, encounter process instructions, adult and pediatric case studies and outcomes monitoring forms. It also includes multiple client education material such as Adding Oats to Your Gluten-free Diet, Dining Out, Cross Contamination, Does this Food Contain Gluten? and more. The toolkit incorporates the Academy Nutrition Care Process for patient/client care. Click to order.
       
    • Celiac Disease Educator Module - this resource is designed for the busy educator. Includes MS Word documents and PowerPoint files with Celiac Disease overview and instructions for navigating the EAL; student assignments including case studies and questions for classroom discussion or take home exam; graduate or advanced assignment on evaluating a research article using the evidence analysis process; grading key for both assignments; and includes 3 weeks access to the EAL for 30 students.
       
    • Celiac Disease Guideline Presentation - this MS PowerPoint presentation includes all the recommendations and ratings of the Celiac Disease. The 47 slide presentation includes all recommendations and ratings ready for you to use for meetings, in-service programs and classes (not designed for the consumer. Click to order.
       
    • Improving Symptoms Through Gluten-free Living - a gluten-free diet is the primary treatment for celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. This brochure, designed for the general public, reviews what a gluten-free diet is and whether the diet works to alleviate the symptoms and conditions associated with the disease. In addition, this product provides gluten-free tips and resources for additional information. Click to purchase.