Answers to Common Nutrition Questions

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about nutrition.

Is there any connection between gluten and arthritis?

Dr. Williams discusses the connection between gluten and arthritis. Click play to watch the video or read the transcript.


There is no definite answer to whether choosing to follow a gluten free diet will help improve symptoms of arthritis, according to the Arthritis FoundationOff Site Icon (AF).

Premier HealthNet (PHN) physicians say that there currently is no direct connection between gluten and arthritis.

However, there are ongoing studies to see how gluten affects inflammatory diseases other than Celiac disease, PHN physicians say.

To learn more about any connection between gluten and arthritis, talk with your doctor.

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Source: Aleda Johnson, MD, Liberty Family Medicine; Mark Ringle, MD, Beavercreek Family Physicians; Joyce Tebbe, ACNP, Covington Family Care; Stephen Liptak, PsyD, Upper Valley Outpatient Behavioral Health; Joseph Allen, MD, Family Medicine of Vandalia; Chandan Gupta, MD, Monroe Medical Center; Paul Jennewine, MD, Middletown Medical Group; Kimberly Bethel, Trotwood Physician Center; Mansi Amin, DO, SureCare Medical Center; Geetha Ambalavanan, MD, Fairborn Medical Center; C. Joe Northup, MD, Premier Weight Loss Solutions; Faisal Khatri, MD, Premier Family Care of Mason