Treating Coeliac Disease with a Gluten-Free Diet

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Lecture Overview

Kristina Richardson not only studies Coeliac Disease, and works as an Accredited Practicing Dietitian specialising in Coeliac Disease, but has also been living with Coeliac Disease herself since 2008. What better authority on the topic to guide you through just what exactly a gluten-free diet involves, and how avoiding gluten can lead to improved school performance in children...


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Kristina Richardson

Kristina Richardson is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian who has worked with Coeliac Queensland for a number of years after being diagnosed with coeliac disease herself in 2008. Kristina studied at the Queensland University of Technology and is a qualified Dietitian accredited with the Dietitians Association of Australia. After receiving an Australian Postgraduate Award, Kristina is now undertaking doctoral research in the field of coeliac disease, investigating health-related outcomes of diagnosis and treatment. Kristina has presented numerous seminars and workshops for hospital staff, health professionals and the general public on coeliac disease, nutrition and healthy eating, as well as hosting regular label-reading workshops for newly diagnosed patients and their families. Kristina is passionate about helping people seek and cope with their diagnosis and achieve a healthy, satisfying gluten-free diet. See Educator Profile