We are pleased to present a series of educational conversations supported by Thermo Fisher Scientific. In these series, Dr Charlie Andrews speaks with clinical experts on a range of subjects from the diagnosis of nut allergies to coeliac disease. We hope to give you new insights into these complex diagnostic areas to help you in your practice when faced with these kinds of patients. Please have a look at the links below to learn more and access these videos.
Food allergy and food intolerance
There has been an increase in public interest surrounding food allergy in recent years. The topic remains a difficult one in general practice, however. This video aims to provide more insight into food allergy as Dr Charlie Andrews and James Gardiner explore the difference between food intolerance and allergy.
Peanut and tree nut allergy
This video aims to introduce you to the phenomenon of allergic cross-reactivity and how molecular allergology can help differentiate between allergy and cross-reactivity. Dr Charlie Andrews and James Gardiner discuss the importance of getting this diagnosis right and how it can affect the quality of life of those patients.
Is it coeliac disease?
The presentation of coeliac disease can easily be confused with other conditions. In this video, Dr Charlie Andrews and Professor David Sanders discuss the challenges that surround the diagnosis coeliac disease and when clinicians should be testing for this condition.