The Coeliac Society of Australia Company Profile

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The Coeliac Society of Australia Inc. was formed in 1980 to provide a forum to promote the national welfare and uniformity of purpose and objectives of the State Coeliac Societies throughout Australia. The only members of the Australian Society are each State Society.

The State Societies aim to give information and support to medically diagnosed Coeliacs and their families, sufferers of Dermatitis Herpetiformis and those medically diagnosed as requiring a gluten free diet.

Advice and information is given about the gluten free diet , ingredients, where to buy, recipes and cooking, overseas travel, educational material, as well as research information.

Support groups have been set up throughout the States and Territories where members can meet together to give support and exchange ideas and information.

The Coeliac Society of Australia is represented on the following Australian bodies :-

Australia & New Zealand Food Authority External Team Examining Gluten Issues

Consumer Representative on the Therapeutic Goods Committee on General Requirements for Labelling of Pharmaceuticals

Code of Good Manufacturing Practice Standing Committee


First Floor306 Victoria Avenue
PO Box 703
New Souoth Wales
NSW 2067


Phone: (02) 9411 4100

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Coeliac UK, Innovate UK launch research competition

Coeliac UK and the UK’s Innovation Agency, Innovate UK are now taking applications from businesses and researchers wishing to access a fund of £750,000 to improve the detection and management o...

Coeliac UK launches new research fund and appeal

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North Devon group is shouting about symptoms for Coeliac Awareness Week – North Devon Gazette

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People with osteoporosis at no higher risk of coeliac disease says new review

Earlier studies have produced varying risk estimates for the prevalence of coeliac disease in osteoporosis but the latest findings suggest there is no greater risk after all, experts report in Aliment...

New drug could reduce symptoms of gluten exposure in people with coeliac disease

A monoclonal antibody could help reduce symptoms of coeliac disease in people with the condition who are accidentally exposed to gluten, show study findings presented at Digestive Disease Week.

Want to help trial a vaccine for coeliac disease?

The University of the Sunshine Coast’s (USC) Clinical Trials Centre has launched a clinical trial of a new vaccine that aims to switch off the immune response to gluten. This will mean that, if the ...

Experimental drug eases effects of gluten for coeliac patients on gluten-free diet

First proof-of-concept study shows AMG 714 (anti-IL-15 monoclonal antibody) potentially protects celiac patients from inadvertent gluten exposure The post

T cells in coeliac disease: a rational target for diagnosis and therapy

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Seronegative coeliac disease: clearing the diagnostic dilemma.

Seronegative coeliac disease is a poorly defined form of coeliac disease that poses an important challenge to clinicians particularly with regards to the differential diagnosis. This is probably becau...

Self-Reported Fractures in Dermatitis Herpetiformis Compared to Coeliac Disease.

Dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) is a cutaneous manifestation of coeliac disease. Increased bone fracture risk is known to associate with coeliac disease, but this has been only scantly studied in DH. In...

Quality of life in coeliac disease: item reduction, scale development and psychometric evaluation of the Coeliac Disease Assessment Questionnaire (CDAQ).

A better understanding of coeliac disease can be achieved by assessing health-related quality of life alongside clinical factors. Existing patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) evaluating quality ...

Granular IgA Deposits in the Skin of Patients with Coeliac Disease: Is it Always Dermatitis Herpetiformis?

Coeliac disease is an immune-mediated enteropathy driven by gluten, which can be associated with dermatitis herpetiformis. The presence of granular IgA deposits, detected by direct immunofluorescence,...

Random duodenal biopsy to exclude coeliac disease as a cause of anaemia is not cost-efective and should be replaced with universally performed pre-endoscopy serology in patients on a suspected cancer pathway.

Random duodenal biopsy to exclude coeliac disease during upper gastrointestinal endoscopy for the investigation of iron deficiency anaemia remains a common procedure, but is expensive and time-consumi...

Clinical Trials [698 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Safety Study of Nexvax2 in Subjects With Coeliac Disease

The main purpose of this study is to determine the safety of weekly injections of Nexvax2 given for three weeks to patients with coeliac disease who have been on a gluten-free diet. The ...

Case Finding for Coeliac Disease Using a Point of Care Test in a Pharmacy Setting

This study aims to assess whether it is feasible to use a point of care test to increase the detection of coeliac disease in a pharmacy setting.

Creon Use in Coeliac Patients With Low Faecal Pancreatic Elastase

Faecal elastase is an enzyme test used to identify the presence of pancreatic exocrine insufficiency. This condition manifests with symptoms of diarrhea, weight loss, causing potential imp...

MAgnetic Resonance Imaging in COeliac Disease

One in 100 people suffers from coeliac disease. It affects the lining of the bowel and causes many symptoms such as diarrhoea, wind, stomach pain, constipation and nausea. The only treatme...

Oat Products in the Treatment of Coeliac Disease in Children

In many Northern European countries oat-based products have been used in the dieto-therapy of coeliac disease for many years. The purpose of this study is to evaluate clinical tolerance a...

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