Talking to Your Doctor About Celiac Disease
by Cynthia M. Johnson, MA
You have your own health history. Talk with your doctor about your risk factors and background with celiac disease. By talking openly and often with your doctor, you can take an active role in your care.
Tips for Getting Information
Here are some tips that will make it easier to talk to your doctor:
Questions to Ask Your Doctor
About Celiac Disease
About Your Risk of Getting Celiac Disease
About Treatment Options
About Lifestyle Changes
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Last Updated: 1/5/2021
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