The British Society of Gastroenterology Guidelines state that all patients be serologically screened for coeliac disease
, and patients over 50 should be investigated as one would with males or postmenopausal females.
2004) A 30-year study of coeliac disease
in the Canterbury Region of New Zealand.
Prevalence of coeliac disease
in the general population of northern Spain.
isn't a condition where I might stop breathing at any minute, but it could be life-threatening long-term if I don't stick to a gluten-free diet.
Screening involves having a simple blood test and is often recommended if there is a family history of coeliac disease
, as it can run in families.
Then I was back at our GP with Alexandra and he said he was going to test her for coeliac disease
to rule it out.
The app which is available on iPhone and android, aims to help people diagnosed with coeliac disease
and those following a gluten-free diet, to manage every element of their diet, whether it is shopping for food or finding somewhere to eat out.
is currently incurable and a lifelong condition once diagnosed.
Clare said: "When I went to the doctor and told her about everything from my brain fog to my fatigue, she was concerned and got me tested for a number of things including anaemia, thyroid problems and coeliac disease
is easily treated if suerers follow a diet in which they cut out all gluten - which is contained in wheat, barley and other cereal crops.
is caused by an reaction to gluten, a substance found in wheat, barley and rye.
The increase in coeliac disease
in the UAE is reflected in the supply of gluten-free products," said Dr Sanjida Ahmad, director of research at Eastern Biotech and Life Sciences that conducts food intolerance tests in Dubai.