Keyword: absorption

Will I have trouble absorbing vitamins with celiac disease once in remission?

Someone with celiac disease on strict gluten-free diet should absorb needed vitamins without the need for special supplements, unless there’s: Incomplete healing (persisting symptoms, clinical signs of malnutrition, an abnormal repeat biopsy); or Laboratory evidence of nutritional deficiencies (anemia, low bone mineral density, low cholesterol, low prealbumin, low iron, etc.). We do, however, recommend a… Read more »

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Do those with celiac disease have trouble absorbing calcium?

When celiac disease is active it prevents the absorption of the proper amounts of many nutrients, but once following a strict gluten-free diet, absorption levels should come close to, meet and possibly exceed normal levels. Even if the gut doesn’t totally heal, most people will absorb enough calcium.

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