This site is intended for health professionals only

Question and Answers

Question and Answers

Dr Dirk Pilat Coeliac disease

The one day programme which aims to improve your confidence in managing patients with autoimmune diseases

 

Sponsored by

 

 

Coeliac Disease – Is there a difference in ethnicity in coeliac disease?

Dr Dirk Pilat
GP; Medical Director for e-Learning, RCGP; Author of the RCGP e-Learning module on coeliac disease and connective tissue diseases

Coeliac Disease – What percentage of patients with coeliac disease grow out of coeliac disease?

Dr Dirk Pilat
GP; Medical Director for e-Learning, RCGP; Author of the RCGP e-Learning module on coeliac disease and connective tissue diseases

Coeliac Disease – What happens if you have a negative serology and positive histology?

Dr Dirk Pilat
GP; Medical Director for e-Learning, RCGP; Author of the RCGP e-Learning module on coeliac disease and connective tissue diseases

Coeliac Disease – Do you still refer if you have a clinical suspicion and a negative serology?

Dr Dirk Pilat
GP; Medical Director for e-Learning, RCGP; Author of the RCGP e-Learning module on coeliac disease and connective tissue diseases

Coeliac Disease – Is abdominal cramps a symptom of coeliac disease?

Dr Dirk Pilat
GP; Medical Director for e-Learning, RCGP; Author of the RCGP e-Learning module on coeliac disease and connective tissue diseases

Coeliac Disease – What do units stand for when prescribing?

Dr Dirk Pilat
GP; Medical Director for e-Learning, RCGP; Author of the RCGP e-Learning module on coeliac disease and connective tissue diseases

Coeliac Disease – What immunisations are required for patients with coeliac disease?

Dr Dirk Pilat
GP; Medical Director for e-Learning, RCGP; Author of the RCGP e-Learning module on coeliac disease and connective tissue diseases

Dr Dirk Pilat Vague gastro patient

The one day programme which aims to improve your confidence in managing patients with autoimmune diseases

 

Sponsored by

 

 

Gastro – Mum, with coeliac disease, is avoiding gluten in her baby – when can I test the child?

Dr Dirk Pilat
GP; Medical Director for e-Learning, RCGP; Author of the RCGP e-Learning module on coeliac disease and connective tissue diseases

Gastro – Why do we need to prescribe gluten-free food for adult patients, considering it’s so widely available?

Dr Dirk Pilat
GP; Medical Director for e-Learning, RCGP; Author of the RCGP e-Learning module on coeliac disease and connective tissue diseases

Dr Matthew Buckland Rheumatoid arthritis

The one day programme which aims to improve your confidence in managing patients with autoimmune diseases

 

Sponsored by

 

 

Rheumatoid arthritis – What do you do if you suspect seronegative rheumatoid arthritis?

Dr Matthew Buckland
Consultant Immunologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Rheumatoid arthritis – Is plasma viscosity a useful surrogate for ESR – what levels should be considered significant?

Dr Matthew Buckland
Consultant Immunologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Rheumatoid arthritis – Can GPs switch patients who aren’t tolerating methotrexate?

Dr Matthew Buckland
Consultant Immunologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Rheumatoid arthritis – Can pregnancy influence serology in rheumatoid arthritis?

Dr Matthew Buckland
Consultant Immunologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Dirk Pilat SLE

The one day programme which aims to improve your confidence in managing patients with autoimmune diseases

 

Sponsored by

 

 

SLE – How do we monitor diagnosed patients in primary care?

Dr Dirk Pilat
GP; Medical Director for e-Learning, RCGP; Author of the RCGP e-Learning module on coeliac disease and connective tissue diseases


Dr Matthew Buckland
Consultant Immunologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

SLE – Should SLE specific antibodies be monitored in primary care as an aid to monitoring the patient?

Dr Dirk Pilat
GP; Medical Director for e-Learning, RCGP; Author of the RCGP e-Learning module on coeliac disease and connective tissue diseases


Dr Matthew Buckland
Consultant Immunologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

SLE – How many years before the clinical symptoms of SLE will autoantibodies be present?

Dr Dirk Pilat
GP; Medical Director for e-Learning, RCGP; Author of the RCGP e-Learning module on coeliac disease and connective tissue diseases


Dr Matthew Buckland
Consultant Immunologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

SLE – Can lupus patients become negative after treatment?

Dr Dirk Pilat
GP; Medical Director for e-Learning, RCGP; Author of the RCGP e-Learning module on coeliac disease and connective tissue diseases


Dr Matthew Buckland
Consultant Immunologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

SLE – Is there a genetic component in SLE and should genetics be checked?

Dr Dirk Pilat
GP; Medical Director for e-Learning, RCGP; Author of the RCGP e-Learning module on coeliac disease and connective tissue diseases


Dr Matthew Buckland
Consultant Immunologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

SLE – When should we treat ischemic heart disease in patients with SLE?

Dr Dirk Pilat
GP; Medical Director for e-Learning, RCGP; Author of the RCGP e-Learning module on coeliac disease and connective tissue diseases


Dr Matthew Buckland
Consultant Immunologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

SLE – Is the severity of SLE related to ethnicity or the age of onset?

Dr Dirk Pilat
GP; Medical Director for e-Learning, RCGP; Author of the RCGP e-Learning module on coeliac disease and connective tissue diseases


Dr Matthew Buckland
Consultant Immunologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Matthew Buckland CTD diagnostics

The one day programme which aims to improve your confidence in managing patients with autoimmune diseases

 

Sponsored by

 

 

CTD diagnostics – What else can raise antinuclear antibodies?

Dr Matthew Buckland
Consultant Immunologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

CTD diagnostics – What is a meaningful positive ANA titre?

Dr Matthew Buckland
Consultant Immunologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

CTD diagnostics – Should HLA-B27 testing be performed in general practice?

Dr Matthew Buckland
Consultant Immunologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

CTD diagnostics – Which CTD tests should be conducted first?

Dr Matthew Buckland
Consultant Immunologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust