How is Coeliac Disease Diagnosed?
In this informative talk, resident coeliac disease expert Dr Jason Tye-Din uncovers the mysteries surrounding the diagnosis of this 'invisible disease' and presents an easy-to-understand medical viewpoint of this condition. In a bold and fore thinking talk, he makes his case for why people who don't fit the 'traditional' criteria for coeliac disease should still be treated with a gluten-free diet...
Dr. Jason Tye-Din is a gastroenterologist who heads the Coeliac Research Group at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. Jason completed his medical degree at Melbourne University in 1995 and undertook clinical training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital specialising in gastroenterology. His research has focussed on understanding why dietary gluten is toxic to the immune system to enable better approaches to diagnose and manage coeliac disease. He chairs the Medical Advisory Committee of Coeliac Australia and is involved in medical professional education to improve the care of people with this common but often unrecognised and poorly managed illness.