The following papers are reproduced in pdf format. Click on the heading to retrieve the paper.
Papers based on the CCA celiac health survey
- April 2007 The Canadian Celiac Health Survey (PDF Document) Published in Digestive Diseases and Sciences.
- January 31, 2006 Impact of a Gluten-Free Diet on Adults with Celiac Disease: Results of a National Survey.
- December 2005 Celiac Disease: Evaluation of the Diagnosis and Dietary Compliance in Canadian Children.
- May 11, 2003 The Canadian Celiac Health Survey – Ottawa Chapter Pilot
Papers/Articles by Our PAB Members
- February 2009 – Home Blood Testing for Celiac Disease: Recommendations for Management – Rashid et al., Canadian Family Physician, February 2009
- December 2008 – Infertility and Celiac Disease by Dr. Ralph Warren. Creating Families, Winter 2008 (Canadian Magazine of Reproductive Health).
- September 2006 Celiac Disease – Hidden and Dangerous by Shelley Case. Published in Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology, September 2006, Volume 20, Number 9: 561-616
- Toward Optimized Practice (TOP) - Clinical Practice Guidelines for Celiac Disease Dr. Connie Switzer and Dr. Decker Butzner. This is of interest to doctors.
- Celiac Disease – Still Vastly Under-Diagnosed by Shelley Case, Badgut Newsletter, Vol 170, 2009 (Canadian Society of Intestinal Research )
Other Papers of Interest
- Celiac Disease – A Review
Dr. Peter Green and Dr. Christophe Cellier (N Engl J Med 2007;357:1731-43. Copyright ©2007 Massachusetts Medical Society)Drs. Green and Celier have prepared a ‘current state’ review of celiac disease. We thank NEJM for permission to reproduce this important article
- Gluten: Dietary Devil?
Dr. Anisha Lakhani, a clinical Assistant Professor at UBC, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, authored this paper in the August 2007 (vol.23, #8) edition of Pharmacy Practice. Dr. Lakhani concludes,”Patients who are closely followed by a coordinated, multidisciplinary healthcare team will most likely derive the most benefit. Pharmacists, as members of the team, can have a significant impact in assisting in the care and counseling of patients with CD.” We acknowledge Pharmacy Practice who granted permission to reproduce the article.
- Going Gluten Free: A Primer for Clinicians (from the Gasteroenterology series)
This article introduces the complexities of the GF diet and addresses specific nutritional considerations that may affect a person with CD, including food intolerances, vitamin and mineral supplementation, fiber intake, and gastrointestinal complaints.
- The GF Diet: Update for Health Professionals (from the Practical Gastroenterology series)
This article reviews the specifics of the diet, including recommendations regarding the use of pure, uncontaminated oats. [Note: in this article, brewer’s yeast is incorrectly identified as GF. This was an error: baker’s yeast is GF, brewer’s yeast is not GF.]
- Whole Grains and the GF Diet (from the Practical Gastroenterology series)
Information related to gluten free whole grains and how they can be used to improve the nutrient profile and fiber content of a gluten free diet.
- Gluten Free Dining Out: Is it Safe? (from the Practical Gastroenterology series)
Helpful hints for dining out to help your patient stay healthy and safe. Includes a guide to restaurant menu terms which may indicate the presence of gluten and important questions to ask employees.
- Medications and Celiac Disease (from the Practical Gastroenterology series)
This article provides important information regarding gluten in medications including an extensive list of inactive medication ingredients and their derivations. Also provides advice regarding calling manufacturers and the role pharmacists can play in helping to ensure medications are gluten free.
- Kids and the Gluten Free Diet (from the Practical Gastroenterology series)
This article provides a list of children’s books on the topic of Celiac Disease, information on empowering children, gluten free school lunch ideas and tips for dealing with the unique challenges faced by children with Celiac Disease.
- GF Diet: Can you afford it? (from the Practical Gastroenterology series)
The cost of gluten free specialty foods often presents a great challenge to patients. This article provides practical information regarding affordable, naturally gluten free alternatives in the form of recipes and sample menu plans.
- Gluten Free Vegetarian (from the Practical Gastroenterology series)
Outlines potential nutrients of concern associated with a gluten free – vegetarian diet and common sources of gluten in popular vegetarian meat alternatives. Provides information to help patients plan a diet which is nutritionally balanced and satisfying.
- Allergen Labeling Legislation
Health Canada’s Proposed Amendments to the Food Allergen Labelling Regulations as published in Canada Gazette, Part I (CGI)
- Genetic Testing and Celiac Disease
This article from the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center discusses the role of genetic testing in the diagnosis of Celiac Disease.