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Coeliac Disease and it's Relationship to Food

Resource Type: Nursing Lecture
Presenter: Jan Peterson
Listening Time: 47 Mins
Date Added: 03/07/2017
Date Recorded: 24/08/2015
Date Reviewed:
Event: Linking Chronic Illness to Food
Location: Melbourne, Australia

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The most obvious function of the gastrointestinal system is to regulate the uptake of nutrients and our understanding of the role of this system expands each day. So what goes wrong in coeliac disease?

Topics covered

  • What exactly does the gut mucosa do?
  • What is the connection between the gastrointestinal and immune systems?
  • Does an altered gut mucosa contribute to the progression chronic illness?

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Presenter Biographies

Coeliac disease, gut mucosa
Dr Jan Peterson works in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences at Monash University as a Research Fellow.

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