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Coeliac disease is defined as a state of immunologic hyper-responsiveness to dietary gluten from wheat, barley, or rye in genetically predisposed individuals that results in tissue damage (1).
2 COELIAC DISEASE IS AN AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE COELIAC disease is a serious illness where the body's immune system attacks itself when gluten is eaten, damaging the gut lining.
Undiagnosed coeliac disease is common in Finnish adults.
Other symptoms, such as severe fatigue or iron deficiency anaemia are common but people often put them down to busy and hectic lifestyles, making coeliac disease tricky to diagnose by GPs.
To diagnose Coeliac Disease an allergy test is not required and is an incorrect method.
Coeliac disease is an autoimmune disease caused by intolerance to gluten.
There are blood tests that can tell you if you're likely to have Coeliac Disease.
Methods: The case-control study was conducted at the Military Hospital, Rawalpindi, from October 2011 to January 2012, and analysed 25 children diagnosed to have coeliac disease as per the criteria set by the European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, which included histopathological alterations in duodenal biopsies, clinical response to gluten withdrawal, and presence of anti-endomyseal antibodies.
We bake for people who are gluten intolerant or suffer from Coeliac disease, as well as those who have allergies to dairy, eggs, sugar etc or for anyone who chooses to follow a gluten free diet for its numerous health benefits," says Jomaa, who started to look into the idea after her sister was diagnosed with Coeliac disease.
But this phenomenal change created the perfect conditions for the rise of coeliac disease.