Current treatment recommendations for those with a diagnosis of celiac disease or gluten sensitivity often consist of one simple rule-don?t ever eat gluten! Unfortunately, that?s about as far as many treatment regimens go. Join Tom Malterre for this illuminating lecture on what you can do to help your gluten-sensitive patients not just survive, but thrive. Tom will address common food reactions associated with gluten sensitivity, the shortcomings
of some laboratory testing, hidden sources of gluten, and common nutritional deficiencies. Topics of discussion will also include: the prevalence of and diagnostic protocols for gluten sensitivity and celiac disease; the diverse symptoms and ailments that may be associated with these conditions; a review of potential nutritional deficiencies and supplementation needed for gluten reactive clients; how to provide an awareness to pitfalls of a gluten-free diet, and solutions for optimal outcomes.