Synopses & Reviews
This sourcebook has been created for patients who have decided to make education and Internet-based research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it also tells patients where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to celiac disease, from the essentials to the most advanced areas of research. The title of this book includes the word official. This reflects the fact that the sourcebook draws from public, academic, government, and peer-reviewed research. Selected readings from various agencies are reproduced to give you some of the latest official information available to date on celiac disease. Following an introductory chapter, the sourcebook is organized into three parts. PART I: THE ESSENTIALS; Chapter 1. The Essentials on Celiac Disease: Guidelines; Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance; Chapter 3. Clinical Trials and Celiac Disease; PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL; Chapter 4. Studies on Celiac Disease; Chapter 5. Patents on Celiac Disease; Chapter 6. Books on Celiac Disease; Chapter 7. Multimedia on Celiac Disease; Chapter 8. Periodicals and News on Celiac Disease; Chapter 9. Physician Guidelines and Databases; Chapter 10. Dissertations on Celiac Disease; PART III. APPENDICES; Appendix A. Researching Your Medications; Appendix B. Researching Alternative Medicine; Appendix C. Researching Nutrition; Appendix D. Finding Medical Libraries; Appendix E. Your Rights and Insurance; ONLINE GLOSSARIES; CELIAC DISEASE GLOSSARY; INDEX. Related topics include: Celiac sprue, Gluten enteropathy, Gluten intolerance, Nontropical sprue, Sprue.