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Latest Research and Insights into Celiac Disease

Developments in Celiac Disease Research

In an insightful webinar about the ongoing research, developments, and insights into celiac disease, Dr. C.S. Grewal discussed how the index of suspicion in celiac disease helps doctors identify it when there are more than 300 symptoms attributed to it. Citing a study conducted by DMC, Ludhiana, the doctorshared with attendees that the rate of celiac disease in Punjab is 2%.

During the webinar, Dr. Grewal shed light on several aspects related to celiac disease, including diagnostic measures being practised, the healing of the small intestine post-diagnosis, refractory celiac disease, other GI disorders, new medical treatments to celiac disease, leaky gut, and the reasons why celiac is so common in Punjab.

Around 200 participants attended the webinar!

Dr. C.S. Grewal – The Keynote Speaker

Practising currently in Punjab, Dr. C.S. Grewal has an MBBS and MD in Medicine. He is the DM (Gastroenterology) at DMC, Ludhiana and a Consultant Gastroenterologist who has been actively conducting awareness camps and campaigns for quite some time. Dr. Grewal has aced Fellowship Interventional Gastroenterology, Medanta -The Medicity and SCE – Gastroenterology and Hepatology (UK), MRCP 1 UK.

Notably, Dr. C.S. Grewal has also previously served as a Senior Resident at PGI, Chandigarh.

Key Takeaways from the Webinar

  • Importance of a high index of suspicion.
  • Various investigations that help diagnose celiac disease in children, adults, and older adults.
  • Benefits of following a strict gluten-free diet.
  • Differentiation between refractory celiac disease from celiac disease.
  • The course of action to monitor the healing process after diagnosis.
  • Medically proven treatments for celiac disease besides a gluten-free lifestyle.
  • The link between homoeopathy and celiac disease relief.
  • Comparison between gluten intolerance and celiac disease.
  • The link between celiac disease and other autoimmune conditions.
  • Dealing with gluten in medicines.
  • Consequences of untreated celiac disease.

A Note from the Moderator

As promised, I am back with yet another insightful webinar with Dr. Grewal where he talked about the latest development in the research regarding celiac disease to better educate the attendees. We covered several important topics such as the diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease, the links between celiac and other health conditions, and more. I am so glad to share that the webinar was very well received by the participants.

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