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Of the groups that have the potential to bring Hess-Thaysens' classic work of the 1930s on nontropical sprue up to a modern perspective, the group led by Trevor Cooke at Birmingham General Hospital are strong candidates to succeed. The first report of Weijers, Van de Kamer, and Dicke of successful treatment of celiac disease with a gluten-free diet was followed quickly by confirmation of the effectiveness of a gluten-free diet in childhood celiac disease by Sir Winfred Sheldon in London and Charlotte Anderson in Birmingham, as well as by others in Europe. Simultaneously the independent groups of Trevor Cooke, A.
Coeliac Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1984;101:419. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-101-3-419
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1984;101(3):419.
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