Coeliac disease is a common form of enteropathy affecting the (small) intestine in genetically predisposed children and adults, precipitated by the ingestion of gluten-containing foods.

Coeliac disease - clinical updateThe fourth edition (2007) alerts health professionals to recent information published on testing and treatment of coeliac disease.  

It is intended to be used as a guide only and not as an authorative statement of every conceivable step or circumstance which may or could relate to the management of coeliac disease.

Specific recommendations are based on relevant published information and will be updated periodically as new information becomes available. This information is due to be revised in 2012/2013.

This Clinical Update was compiled and written by the The Digestive Health Foundation (DHF), and sponsored by the Gastroenterological Society of Australia.

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