A conceptual model of how a screening-detected CD diagnosis impacts on adolescents' quality of life. The model illustrates that changes in perceived health have to be balanced against adolescents' experiences of living with celiac disease. Thus, the impact on quality of life can be characterized as balancing health benefits and social sacrifices.
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