The paper presents the All-Russian consensus on the diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease in children and adults, which has been elaborated by leading experts, such as gastroenterologists and pediatricians of Russia on the basis of the existing Russian and international guidelines. The consensus approved at the 42nd Annual Scientific Session of the Central Research Institute of Gastroenterology on Principles of Evidence-Based Medicine into Clinical Practice (March 2-3, 2016). The consensus is intended for practitioners engaged in the management and treatment of patients with celiac disease. Evidence for the main provisions of the consensus was sought in electronic databases. In making recommendations, the main source was the publications included in the Cochrane Library, EMBASE, MEDLINE, and PubMed. The search depth was 10 years. Recommendations in the preliminary version were reviewed by independent experts. Voting was done by the Delphic polling system.
Gluten-sensitive enteropathy (Celiac Disease)--is an autoimmune inflammatory disease, with hyper Regenerative atrophy of the mucous membrane of the small intestine, that is precipitated by the ingestion of gluten, a component of wheat rye, barley, protein. Exclusion of dietary gluten results in healing of the mucosa of the small intestine. The main method of treatment and prevention of complications of celiac disease is strict lifelong adherence to gluten-free diet (AGD), which reduces the quality of life of patients. The labeling of all foods and greater variety of gluten-free products, reducing their cost, psychological support doctors and nutritionists will improve their quality of life.