Fat-Soluble Vitamin Deficiencies in Pediatric Patients With Newly Diagnosed Celiac Disease

 

Imad Absah, M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, discusses a recently published review in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition about fat-soluble vitamin deficiencies in pediatric patients with newly diagnosed celiac disease. The results show that is uncommon to have low vitamin levels in children with newly onset celiac disease.

Imam MH, et al. Is it necessary to assess for fat-soluble vitamin deficiencies in pediatric patients with newly diagnosed celiac disease? Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2014;59:225.