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ANTONIO CARROCCIO

Frequency Of Self-Reported Non-Celiac Wheat Sensitivity In School-Age Adolescents In Italy Epidemiological And Clinical Data.

  • Autori: Carroccio, A.; Giambalvo, O.; La Blasca, F.; Iacobucci, R.; D’Alcamo, A.; Mansueto, P.
  • Anno di pubblicazione: 2018
  • Tipologia: Proceedings (TIPOLOGIA NON ATTIVA)
  • OA Link: http://hdl.handle.net/10447/346545

Abstract

Non-Celiac Wheat Sensitivity (NCWS) has recently been included among the gluten-related disorders. As no biomarkers of this disease exist, its frequency has been estimated based on self-reported symptoms, but to date no data are available about self-reported NCWS in teenagers. AIM: To explore the prevalence of self-reported NCWS in a group of high school students and to study their demographic and clinical characteristics. METHODS: The study was performed between April 2015 and January 2016 in two high schools of a coastal town in the south of Sicily (Italy).