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Coeliac disease: clinical review

Coeliac disease: clinical review

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Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours


March 26, 2014


November 4, 2016

Programme Description

Dr Arun Rajendran and Dr Jeremy MD Nightingale describe the epidemiology and aetiology, diagnosis and management of coeliac disease. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include typical and atypical presentations, prognosis and follow-up.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity healthcare professionals should be able to:
  • Identify patients at high risk of coeliac disease based on their genetic or environmental make up
  • Understand the link between coeliac disease and possible complications such as lymphoma
  • Advise patients on the management of coeliac disease especially on the role of gluten-free diet
  • Readers' comments

    `The NICE and British Society of Gastroenterology links are what made this exercise particularly worthwhile.'

    `Good refresher on the diversity of presentation of this condition.’

    `Good, comprehensive and relevant for GP.’


    Activity authors
    Dr Arun Rajendran
    ST5 gastroenterology
    St Mary’s Hospital

    Dr Jeremy MD Nightingale
    Consultant gastroenterologist
    Leonard-Jones intestinal failure unit
    St Mark’s Hospital

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required