Adherence to a gluten-free diet and quality of life in Chilean celiac patients

Parada A, Méndez C, Espino A, Reyes Á, Santibáñez H

Keywords: Enfermedad celiaca. Adherencia. Calidad de vida. Dieta libre de gluten.

Abstract

Introduction: a gluten-free diet (GFD) is the treatment for celiac disease (CD), with adherence oscillating between 42 % and 91 %. The purpose of this study was to assess adherence to GFD and its relation to quality of life in Chilean celiac patients. Methods: three surveys were performed on-line: sociodemographic-health status, adherence to GFD and quality of life. Results: forty-eight per cent of respondents reported an excellent adherence to GFD and 49 % a good quality of life. Conclusions: adherence to GFD is low among Chilean celiac patients.

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Título de la Revista: REVISTA ESPANOLA DE ENFERMEDADES DIGESTIVAS
Volumen: 113
Editorial: Aran Ediciones SA
Fecha de publicación: 2021
Página de inicio: 429
Página final: 431
Idioma: Español
Notas: WOS, SCIELO