J Nurse Pract 2014 Oct 14;10(9):666-673. Epub 2014 Oct 14.
Division of Special Studies in Symptom Management in the College of Nursing at New York University in New York. Bernadette Capili, PhD, NP-C, is an associate director of the division and an assistant professor of nursing. Michelle Chang, MS, is a research associate at the division. Joyce K. Anastasi, PhD, DrNP, FAAN, is the director of the division, an Independence Foundation endowed professor, and director of the Herbs, Nutraceuticals and Supplements Program.
Gluten-free diets are increasing in popularity among consumers and fueling a global market of gluten-free products. A gluten-free diet is the only treatment for celiac disease (CD). However, many patients are self-reporting and suspecting "gluten sensitivity" after gastrointestinal symptoms, such as bloating, abdominal pain, or diarrhea, resolve on a gluten-free diet without formal evaluation testing for food allergies or CD. Read More