A Conversation with CHOP Celiac Center

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Two clinicians from CHOP’s Center for Celiac Disease presented “A Holistic Approach to Pediatric Celiac Disease Management,” at a recent virtual Town Hall event hosted by Beyond Celiac, a nonprofit dedicated to raising awareness of celiac disease. A recording of the event is now available online for families to watch.

Lisa Fahey, MD, and Elizabeth “Betsy” Turner, PhD, MS (L) Lisa Fahey, MD, and (R) Elizabeth “Betsy” Turner, PhD, MS Speakers included Center Co-director Lisa Fahey, MD, and Psychologist Elizabeth “Betsy” Turner, PhD, MS. The pair led a wide-ranging discussion that included:

  • The differences between celiac disease, wheat allergies and non-celiac gluten sensitivities
  • How best to diagnose and treat celiac and related conditions in children
  • Introducing gluten to babies at risk of developing celiac disease or gluten sensitivities
  • When to transition your child’s care to an adult provider and more

To watch a video of the event, go to Beyond Celiac’s Town Hall page, then scroll down to “past town halls.” You’ll see “A Conversation with CHOP Celiac Center: A Holistic Approach to Pediatric Celiac Disease Management.”

To learn more about celiac disease and related conditions, visit the Center for Celiac Disease or watch this video: Celiac Disease and Gluten Disorders in Children.