Increased awareness of celiac disease and gluten sensitivity among school nurses is important to help mitigate the adverse health and quality of life outcomes which can result from delayed diagnosis in school-age children.
Here are some essential resources to support you, your students and their families.
Here are links to basic resources on gluten-related disorders.
Over 200 symptoms have been associated with Celiac Disease (CD) and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity (NCGS). They can occur in all body systems and may include:
Click to download a printable poster of potential symptoms of CD and NCGS in school-age kids and teens: