Developing a gluten-free diet and lifestyle to manage symptoms of celiac disease can be challenging. Physicians, psychologists and dietitians at Rush can help.
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The Rush Approach to Celiac Disease Care
Our team wants to make sure you get an accurate diagnosis and the treatment you need to manage your celiac disease symptoms. We can also help you reduce other health risks associated with untreated celiac disease, such as anemia and osteoporosis.
Our gastroenterologists, psychologists and dietitians work with you to develop a gluten-free diet that helps you feel better.
Rush Excellence in Celiac Disease Care
- Fast access to answers: We offer same-day, virtual and in-person appointments (as well as some virtual appointments on evenings and Saturdays) at locations across the Chicago area and beyond. We can usually see you within a week of your request.
- Endoscopic expertise: Our highly skilled endoscopists can take a small tissue sample to diagnose celiac disease so you can get the answers you need without surgery.
- Psychological support: Celiac disease can worsen with stress, so we make mental health care an important part of your treatment plan. A psychologist who focuses on caring for patients with GI diseases is available to help you cope.
- Education on going gluten-free: Our team includes registered dietitians to help you plan and manage a healthy and delicious gluten-free diet.
- Focus on prevention: Untreated celiac disease can damage your intestine and raise your risk for other conditions like anemia and osteoporosis. We can help you develop a plan to reduce your risks.
- Your resource for a second opinion: When you have a chronic condition like celiac disease, getting answers is often your top priority. At Rush, our specialists can make sure you get a proper diagnosis, whether you have celiac disease or another condition. Understanding what's causing your symptoms will help you make informed decisions about your care.