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Coeliac disease and osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become fragile, leading to a higher risk of breaks or fractures. A minor bump or fall can be enough to cause a break in someone with osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is one of the most common health problems associated with coeliac disease. This factsheet explains how coeliac disease can affect your bones, how to find out if you are at risk of osteoporosis, and what you can do to help protect your bone health.

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What is coeliac disease? Dietitians Association of Australia

What is coeliac disease? Coeliac disease (CD) is a condition affecting the small bowel, damaging the lining and preventing absorption of food nutrients

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Understanding lactose intolerance Dietitians Association of Australia

Understanding lactose intolerance Lactose intolerance is a set of symptoms caused by the bodysinability to digest lactose properly

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Testing for coeliac disease | Issue 3 | Volume 40 | Australian Prescriber | Australian Prescriber

The symptoms of coeliac disease vary markedly from person to person. What is the gold standard for diagnosing coeliac disease?

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Crohns disease in children and teenagers | Raising Children Network

Crohns disease is an inflammatory bowel disease. Its symptoms include stomach pain and diarrhoea. Its often diagnosed when people are in their teens.

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Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis - Better Health Channel

When people with inflammatory bowel disease are not experiencing a flare-up of their illness, they feel quite well and are often free of symptoms.

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Crohn's disease: symptoms, causes and treatments

Crohn's disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that causes symptoms such as diarrhoea and cramping abdominal pain. While there is currently no cure, there are treatments available.

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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) - myDr.com.au

There are 2 forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatment.

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Ulcerative colitis - myDr.com.au

Ulcerative colitis is one of 2 major types of inflammatory bowel disease a condition which causes the bowel (colon) to become inflamed. It affects people of all ages, but usually starts between 15 and 30 years.

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Collagenous colitis and lymphocytic colitis - Better Health Channel

Collagenous colitis and lymphocytic colitis are types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

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