Review the findings of a population based-cohort study examining the impact of celiac disease on women's reproductive health from Grode et. al.1 in October's Journal club. "How does celiac disease (CD) influence women’s reproductive life, both prior to and after the diagnosis?" -Download the article ahead of the webinar.
IIRRM Journal Club sessions provide a critical appraisal of published research relevant to the field of Restorative Reproductive Medicine. Sessions are designed to increase providers’ competence to critically evaluate research by increasing their knowledge of the scientific method, research design, and common biases. Download a note-taking sheet with question prompts to consider when evaluating medical research here.
1Grode, B H Bech, O Plana-Ripoll, M Bliddal, I E Agerholm, P Humaidan, C H Ramlau-Hansen, Reproductive life in women with celiac disease; a nationwide, population-based matched cohort study, Human Reproduction, Volume 33, Issue 8, August 2018, Pages 1538–1547, https://doi.org/10.1093/humrep/dey214
Dr. Stanford is the Director of the Office of Cooperative Reproductive Health and Professor in the Department of Family Preventive Medicine, at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. He has authored or coauthored numerous articles concerning pregnancy, prenatal care, natural family planning, fertility, and related topics. His research has been funded by the NICHD, the CDC, and several private foundations. He is actively involved in many professional associations, including the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, the AAFCP, and the IIRRM. He has served on national scientific advisory committees for the NICHD and the FDA in the USA.