Vitamins at Mass Market Retail and Warehouse Stores Often Contain Gluten

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    Marie Borum

    Marie Borum, MD, EdD, MPH

    Poster 1294 Trying to Stay Healthy Can Sometimes Make You Sick If You Have Celiac Disease:  Vitamins at Mass Market Retail and Warehouse Stores Often Contain Gluten

    Author Insight from Marie Borum, MD, EdD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Director, Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, George Washington University

    What’s new here and important for clinicians?

    Gluten is an under-recognized component of vitamins. It is important that individuals with celiac disease adhere to gluten avoidance and are informed about potential sources for hidden gluten.

    What do patients need to know?

    Individuals with celiac disease must be aware of that gluten can be contained in vitamins. It is important to carefully review the ingredients of all vitamins, supplements and medications.

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    Author Contact Marie L. Borum, MD, EdD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Director, Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, George Washington University

    mborum@mfa.gwu.edu

     


     

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