coeliac disease

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  • coeliac disease
    • what is it
      • an autoimmune disease triggered by the protein gluten found in wheat , rye and barley grains
    • what does it do
      • gluten damages the lining of the intestine and prevents nutrients from being absorbed
    • symptoms
      • anaemia , weight loss , bloating , abdominal pain , diarrhea
    • medical treatment
      • gluten free diet
    • what to be careful of
      • sauces (flour to thicken) batter (flour coat) for fish

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