In the January-February 2018 issue of OurHealth Richmond, Jennifer Snow, M.D., Director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, discusses celiac disease and the possible reasons for its growing prevalence among children.
 
In the article “Don’t Pass the Bread: Why is Celiac Disease on the Rise in Kids?,” Dr. Snow addresses a genetic predisposition and environmental triggers, such as gastrointestinal and respiratory infections, as potential causes. She also stresses the importance of children with celiac disease following a strict diet to prevent nutritional issues and other autoimmune conditions.
 
View the full article here on pages 56-57.