The condition was staring me in the face, I just didn’t see it. As I am a paediatrician who knows about the symptom, I should have got it sorted sooner.
First, the diagnosis shocked me, because I realized I cannot eat the way I ate before and it is really important to take my gluten free-diet really strictly. But after some horrible weeks (or maybe months), I could accept my disease and learned to live with it, because life always goes on.
The diagnosis “coeliac disease” was among the suspicions of doctors for the best and the least harmful disease. We were happy, that the marathon from one doctor to another had finished.
Soon, after Lara has started the gluten free diet, her mood, disposition and health remarkably improved. She began to gain weight and to grow. At home, we all switched to gluten free diet, as we wanted to provide our daughter with un unstressful environment, where she would not have to doubt if the food is gluten free and take care about the hygiene because of cross contamination. Read more…
To the health of patients with coeliac disease even the smallest mistakes and contamination of the gluten-free products can be harmful.
In order to ensure a safe, strict gluten-free diet it is important to buy gluten-free products, but also to store and prepare them properly to be able to produce a real gluten-free meal as a result. To help with tips and suggestions on how to prepare the kitchen surfaces and rearrange the articles in the kitchen, check the “Gluten- free Kitchen” video:
Cultural Information Center Gospić and Club "Tuesdays for Health", which informs the public about various health problems and preventive programs, invited the Croatian Celiac Society to inform citizens about celiac disease and FOCUS IN CD project. Read more…
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