Celiac Program Patient Resources
Celiac Program Patient Resources

This page provides information about what to expect during your clinic visit, as well as recommended resources for patients with celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity.

What to Expect During Your Visit

You will be contacted by the nurse coordinator to schedule a clinic visit for your child. The nurse coordinator will identify the type of appointment that is best for your child based on testing that has already been completed. We recommend that children remain on a regular diet until a diagnosis of celiac disease is made in clinic.

Initial Consultation

Patients must have celiac disease symptoms, positive lab work, or a diagnosis of celiac disease by endoscopy Prior to scheduling an appointment. Your child’s history will be discussed and the doctor will make recommendations for any additional tests that may be helpful or arrange for education on the gluten-free diet.

Gluten-Free Education

Our dietitian will provide patients and families with information about eating a gluten-free diet. Diet education appointments last about two hours. During this visit you will also see Julia Bracken, MD or Charles Hodge, MD, and Tina Coleman, RD. 

Follow-Up Visits

When patients are diagnosed with celiac disease, they will be seen in clinic three months after the start of their gluten-free diet, six months after diagnosis, and 12 months after diagnosis. After the first year, patients will be seen in clinic annually and on an as-needed basis.


Celiac Disease Foundation

Get information about support services, advocacy programs, and the latest research.
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Celiac Sprue Association

Access resources about gluten-free diet and other educational resources.
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American Celiac Disease Allilance

Get the latest news about celiac disease treatment and support for leading a healthy lifestyle. 
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