Celiac Disease (CD) Guideline (2021)

Celiac Disease (CD) Guideline (2021)

Celiac Disease (CD) 2021 Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guideline

This guideline is intended for use by the RDN or international equivalent working with individuals with celiac disease. It is based on the systematic review published here in 2021. Guideline topics addressed are:

  • Routine Nutrition Assessment
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy to Improve Outcomes
  • FODMAP Dietary Pattern
  • Gluten-Free DIet
  • Inclusion of Gluten-free Oats
  • Addition of Vitamin and Mineral Supplements
  • Prebiotics or Probiotics Supplementation

The guideline information is divided into several sections:

  • Executive Summary of Recommendations - Recommendations and ratings by Nutrition Care Process category.
  • Guideline Introduction - Overview; Scope, Statement of Intent, Identifying Information
  • Guideline Methodology - Methods and References
  • Guideline  Recommendations & Supporting Evidence - Guideline recommendations with conditional statements and strength rating
  • Benefits and RIsks/Harms of Implementation
  • Dissemination and Implementation of the Guideline 

Use the left navigation bar to access all of the guideline content.

Printing Guideline Materials
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General Information and Disclaimer
This nutrition practice guideline is meant to serve as a general framework for handling clients with particular health problems. The independent skill and judgement of the health care provider must always dictate treatment decisions.


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