Can a dietitian do a gastroenterologist’s job?

Over three quarters of patients referred to a gastroenterologist with conditions such as coeliac disease were successfully managed by a dietitian, a new study shows.

Queensland researchers found a dietitian-led gastro clinic handled 78% of patients without needing to seek further specialist input.

Patients reported high satisfaction levels with the clinic, for treatment of conditions such as coeliac disease, inflammatory bowel