Identifying Coeliac disease in primary care
Coeliac disease is a common condition affecting around 1% of the population of the UK, however only about a third of those with the condition have been diagnosed. During this talk, we will explore the varied presentation of Coeliac disease, ranging from the 'IBS-type' presentation to the more atypical presentations such as fertility problems and ataxia. We will also look at the testing process, and how to avoid some common testing pitfalls.
- - Understand the varied presentation of Coeliac disease
- - Know when to suspect Coeliac disease
- - Understand the testing process for Coeliac disease, including the common reasons for false negative results
- - Understand that changes to testing due to the Covid-19 pandemic