Revista chilena de nutrición
versión On-line ISSN 0717-7518
CRUCHET M., Sylvia y VERBEKE P., Sandra. GLUTEN FREE DIET AND DECREASE IN THE RISK OF ASSOCIATION OF AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE IN CELIAC PATIENT. Rev. chil. nutr. [online]. 2003, vol.30, n.2, pp.102-105. ISSN 0717-7518. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-75182003000200004.
Results of studies published recently have shown that autoimmune phenomena in celiac patients increases with a delayed diagnosis and a more prolonged exposure to gluten. Adolescence is a stage of life in which the gluten-free diet is frequently discontinue. For this reason it is of interest to investigate in this age group the immunological markers of endocrine disturbances in celiac patients depending on whether they have a good compliance to the gluten-free diet
Palabras clave : gluten; celiac disease; autoimmunity.