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Coeliac Disease

16 results found for: coeliac disease

Banish bothersome bowels

Pharmacy teams can be on hand to offer advice, product recommendations and signposting for bowel complaints.

Coeliac 'can be diagnosed with just a blood test'

Coeliac can be diagnosed in some adults with just a blood test, says the British Society of Gastroenterology.

Something serious?

It’s not easy for everyone to admit to bowel health problems, but some are more serious than others and early advice from the pharmacy team could prove to be lifesaving.

Tummy talk

Coeliac disease and IBS often go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed, leading to continuous discomfort and other issues. 

Clarity on coeliac disease

Coeliac UK has launched an animation video explaining coeliac disease, its causes and symptoms and diagnosis.

Confronting coeliac disease

Coeliac disease in children is common, yet most children have not been diagnosed. What can community pharmacy do to help?

Free at last

Gluten-free, wheat-free, dairy-free… the rise of free-from foods shows no signs of abating.

Paediatric coeliac disease detection at all-time low

Coeliac disease is the most common food-related chronic disease among children in Europe, affecting one in 100, yet experts warn that up to 80 per cent of cases remain undiagnosed.

Put it to the test

Managing our own health and wellbeing is increasingly in vogue, with self-test kits becoming more popular and with that, more widely available.

Gluten-free staples to remain on prescription

Gluten free breads and flour mixes will remain on prescription in England, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has announced following its consultation launched in March 2017.

Charity opposes axing GF prescriptions

Coeliac UK is “fundamentally opposed” to the complete removal of access to gluten-free food on prescription, as proposed in the Department of Health’s consultation.

Food support favoured for coeliacs

A BMJ article highlights the debate about whether gluten-free prescriptions for people with coeliac disease should be removed.

Digestive health

This team training module focuses on digestive health and in particular, coeliac disease.

Hard to stomach

When are tummy troubles a sign of something more serious than indigestion?

Potential for pharmacies to help diagnose coeliac disease

Community pharmacies can play a vital role in identifying patients with undiagnosed coeliac disease, so says new pilot study.

Charity highlights link between anaemia and coeliac disease

Up to half of people with undiagnosed coeliac disease could have iron deficiency anaemia, warns Coeliac UK.



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