The management of adults with coeliac disease in primary care
Primary Care Society for Gastroenterology
Coeliac disease is under diagnosed in the UK. As many as 1 in 100 people in the UK have positive coeliac serology. The only treatment for coeliac disease is a strict, life-long gluten-free diet. Effective management therefore relies on regular follow-up of patients to ensure strict adherence.
This Guidelines summary covers symptoms, diagnosis, and the role of the primary healthcare team.