MD Learning Channel - Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Celiac Disease: Fact vs. Fiction
Learning Objective / Overview: Amanda Cartee, MD, Assistant Professor in the UAB Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, discusses common misconceptions about Celiac Disease, an immune-mediated inflammation of the small intestine that occurs with gluten exposure. She provides criteria to distinguish classical and non-classical symptoms and outlines four diagnostic criteria. She also describes three therapeutic goals for patients, specifically addressing pros and cons of a gluten-free diet.
Accreditation Statement: The University of Alabama School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates this online enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Ronan O’Beirne, EdD, MBA
Director, UAB Continuing Medical Education
Physician Marketing Manager, UAB Health System
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Amanda Cartee, MD
Assistant Professor in Hepatology, Internal Medicine
Dr. Cartee has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.
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