Brought to you by the Center for Lifelong Learning with a special thank you to the content developers, Melinda Dennis, MS, RD, LDN and Daniel Leffler, MS, MD. Planned with the Dietitians in Medical Nutrition Therapy DPG (DMNT).
It is very common for patients with celiac disease to report recurrent or persistent signs and symptoms despite carefully following a gluten-free diet. These include gas, bloating, diarrhea, cramping, constipation, and fatigue to name a few. While the most frequent continued reason for symptoms is gluten exposure, there are multiple other potential causes which should be considered such as small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, microscopic colitis, malabsorption of fermentable carbohydrates and other food intolerances, as well as refractory celiac disease. In this module we will outline and assess the suggested evaluation and treatments for NRCD. We will also explore the development of future alternative treatment research options for celiac disease.
CPE Level: 2
Suggested Learning Need Codes: 5220, 6060, 9020
Performance Indicators: 8.3.6, 6.1.8,4.1.2
- Identify clinical parameters and common causes of NRCD in patients.
- Describe how the RDN can work with patients and medical team members to effectively manage NRCD, including appropriate evidence-based dietary interventions.
- Evaluate emerging research and alternative treatment options for the management of celiac disease.
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