Flashcards in Coeliac Disease Deck (5)
What is a coeliac disease?
When the body can't digest the gluten and the gluten dmagaes the villi in the small intestine
What is gluten?
Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley oats and other grains it is also contained in cereals flour bread and cake
How do people find the out they have coeliac disease?
This when you have to sat four slices of regular bread a day.Then they have a blood test to find some antibodies and have a biopsy procedure.This is when a small tube gles through the mouth down to the duodenom to find any damaged villi
What are the symptoms of coeliac ?
Diarrehea, constipation, dizziness, moodiness,