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celiac

[′sēl·ē‚ak]
(anatomy)
Of, in, or pertaining to the abdominal cavity.
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I had more tests and they came back positive for coeliac.
In Scotland, supported by Coeliac UK, prescribers are recommended to only prescribe staple foods such as bread, flour, pasta and cereal.
If you need more advice or support, check out Coeliac UK at coeliac.
Thankfully, after that, she finally saw a doctor who referred her for blood tests and an endoscope, which confirmed she had been suffering from coeliac disease.
Difficulty absorbing nutrients may also explain why some people with coeliac disease develop persistent mouth ulcers - which may also be linked to the immune system attacking the body via the mouth - and can lead to a host of long-term problems.
Often, symptoms of Coeliac Disease are confused with other disorders, such as irritable bowel syndrome and lactose intolerance.
uk and take the Coeliac UK online assessment for coeliac disease symptoms and risk factors.
It is estimated that around half a million people in UK have coeliac disease but remain untreated and undiagnosed.
Coeliac disease is an autoimmune disease caused by intolerance to gluten often found in wheat, rye, barley and oats.
The campaign, launched by the Charity earlier this year, asked supermarkets to commit to having a basket of eight core items of gluten-free food in stock across all their stores, making it easier for people with coeliac disease to manage their diet.
An estimated 1,000 people suffer with coeliac disease in the West Midlands and have to check the gluten content of everything they eat and drink.