“Understanding Riboflavin Deficiency in Celiac Disease”

“Riboflavin depletion and/or deficiency is common before starting the gluten-free diet treatment. It frequently results from malabsorption due to damage to the small intestinal lining, but can also be depleted by excretion through diarrhea, excessive sweating or excessive urination. It is important to note that riboflavin deficiency can result from low serum proteins, which is a common occurrence in untreated celiac disease.”

Click here to read the full article on GlutenFreeWorks.com, prepared by Cleo Libonati, RN, BSN.

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