Coeliac disease - what to do after you've been diagnosed

Coeliac disease - what to do after you've been diagnosed

Coeliac Disease is an autoimmune condition whereby exposure to gluten, a protein found in wheat, triggers an inflammatory response in the lining of the digestive tract. This inflammatory response can cause damage to the cells, resulting in local irritation and inflammation, a reduced absorption of nutrients, and potentially heighten the risk of gastrointestinal cancers.

How is Coeliac Disease detected? Do you really have to be that careful with gluten and how do you protect your gut moving forward?

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AGPAL Accredited Medical Practice

AGPAL Accredited Medical Practice

This general practice is AGPAL accredited – what does this mean? 

Being accredited means that our general practice is committed to a comprehensive program which involves:
•    Engaging our whole practice team to review our practice’s systems and processes
•    Opening our practice doors to allow a team of independent surveyors to assess how our practice operates
•    Assessment of our practice, and achievement of the nationally recognised Royal Australian College of General

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