Nutrition and Diet Therapy: Self-Instructional Approaches, Fifth Edition
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End of Chapter Test Questions

Please read each question and select your answer from the choices provided. You must complete all of the questions in order to view your results. At the end of each exam, you have the option to e-mail your results to your instructor.


1:  About 10% of an celiac-affected person's firstdegree relatives (parents, siblings, or children) will also have the disease.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

2:  Celiac disease is usually diagnosed in the first 6 months of life.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

3:  Gluten is a protein found in rye, wheat, oats, and rice.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

4:  Celiac disease damages the small intestine and interferes with nutrient absorption.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

5:  People with celiac disease can develop such complications as cancer, osteoporosis, anemia, miscarriage, congenital malformation of the baby, short stature, convulsions, and seizures.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

6:  Diagnosis involves blood tests such as antibody tests against gluten and biopsy.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

7:  Persons diagnosed with celiac disease must stay on a gluten-free diet the rest of their lives.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

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