Adherence to a gluten-free diet and quality of life in Chilean celiac patients

Alejandra Parada, Constanza Méndez, Alberto Espino, Álvaro Reyes, Helga Santibáñez

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INTRODUCTION: a gluten-free diet (GFD) is the treatment for celiac disease (CD), with adherence oscillating between 42 % and 91 %. The purpose of this study was to assess adherence to GFD and its relation to quality of life in Chilean celiac patients. METHODS: three surveys were performed on-line: sociodemographic-health status, adherence to GFD and quality of life. RESULTS: forty-eight per cent of respondents reported an excellent adherence to GFD and 49 % a good quality of life. CONCLUSIONS: adherence to GFD is low among Chilean celiac patients.

Idioma originalInglés
Páginas (desde-hasta)429-431
Número de páginas3
PublicaciónRevista espanola de enfermedades digestivas : organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Patologia Digestiva
Volumen113
N.º6
DOI
EstadoPublicada - 1 jun 2021

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  • Gastroenterología

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