Symptoms of Coeliac Disease

  Are you one of the estimated half a million people in the UK who is completely unaware that they are living with coeliac disease? Coeliac disease is a serious autoimmune disease affecting 1% of the UK's population, yet one in eight sufferers go undiagnosed.  The average time for diagnosis is approx 13 years. Symptoms of Coeliac Disease  With a whole range of symptoms (mild to … [Read more...]

Coeliac Disease – What is it?

Coeliac Disease Coeliac Disease [pronounced see-liac] (and spelled as celiac in North America) is a serious autoimmune disease that affects one percent of the UK's population. Coeliac Disease isn't a food allergy or a simple food intolerance and is completely different from Wheat Allergy. If gluten is consumed (even the tiniest amount) by someone with coeliac disease, the immune system will … [Read more...]

Coeliac Awareness Week 2013

One percent of the UK's population suffer from coeliac disease. Coeliac UK estimate that there are over half a million people in the UK who are completely unaware that they are living with coeliac disease; that's 1 in 8 sufferers going undiagnosed.  Are you one of them? The average time for diagnosis is 13 years, mainly due to the fact that coeliac disease isn't as widely recognised as it should … [Read more...]