Q&A With Luc Biedermann From University Hospital Zurich: Diagnosis Delay Has Serious Consequences for Patients with Celiac Disease

Whether it is due to doctors waiting to make a diagnosis or patients waiting to see a doctor in the first place, diagnosis delay can be a considerable issue for patients with celiac disease. A recent study looked at just how big a problem this can be in the medical community.

Whether it is due to doctors waiting to make a diagnosis or patients waiting to see a doctor in the first place, diagnosis delay can be a considerable issue for patients with celiac disease. A recent study looked at just how big a problem this can be in the medical community.

Luc Biedermann from University Hospital Zurich discussed the results of the study during Digestive Disease Week in Washington, DC. Biedermann said a proper diagnosis of the condition can take time without additional delays making the timing on both sides equally important.