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Refractory celiac disease guidance; constipation treatment

November 25, 2022

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The American Gastroenterological Association recently updated its guidelines for refractory celiac disease, with a step-by-step approach to following a gluten-free diet and information about tests and treatments.

Among its recommendations, the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) said that corticosteroids such as open-capsule budesonide or prednisone should be used as first-line therapy in type 1 or type 2 refractory celiac disease. It was the top story in gastroenterology last week.

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The American Gastroenterological Association recently updated its guidelines for refractory celiac disease. Source: Adobe Stock

Other top stories were based on presentations from the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Annual Scientific Meeting. In one presentation, researchers reported that a vibrating capsule was safe and well tolerated in patients with chronic idiopathic constipation.

Read these and more top gastroenterology stories below:

AGA publishes 10 best practice statements for the treatment of refractory celiac disease

In an expert review published in gastroenterology, AGA has provided updated guidelines for the diagnosis and management of refractory celiac disease, including supportive and therapeutic treatment options and monitoring recommendations. Read more.

Vibrating capsule safe, well yestolerated, easy to use in chronic idiopathic constipation

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