Gluten Related Disorders – Lecture

Description

In this Healthed lecture, Prof Finlay Macrae AO explains that approximately 1.5% of Australians suffer from coeliac disease and 1 in 4 people report avoiding wheat or gluten for several reasons. Despite best efforts to maintain a strict gluten-free diet, accidental ingestion of gluten is a common issue affecting the majority of patients, resulting in unpleasant symptoms and ongoing damage. Recent research showed the quality of life of patients following a strict gluten-free diet is sub-optimal, with concerning low scores for emotional quality.

 




 
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