Coeliac Disease is a condition in which the lining of the small intestine becomes damaged when it is exposed to even small amounts of gluten, which is a protein found in wheat, barley, rye and possibly oats.


Facts About Coeliac Disease
Fourth Edition 2007


  • What is Coeliac Disease?
  • How common is Coeliac Disease?
  • Does it run in families?
  • What should I do if I think I have Coeliac Disease?
  • What should I do if someone in my family has Coeliac Disease?
  • How is Coeliac Disease diagnosed?
  • What is the treatment if I have Coeliac Disease?
  • The Gluten Free Diet
  • Foods to Avoid
  • Foods to Include
  • State Coeliac Societies


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