A COELIAC disease sufferer from Ingleby Barwick is tackling her first marathon to raise awareness of the condition and raise money to support finding a cure.
What does CD stand for?
CD stands for Coeliac Disease
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Introduction The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) defines coeliac disease (CD) as 'a state of heightened immunological response to ingested gluten in genetically susceptible people' (NICE, 2009).
Run by Areej Jomaa, the outlet is dedicated to providing alternatives to wheat based breads, pizzas, cakes, cookies and more, for those who are either gluten intolerant or suffer from Coeliac disease as the number of sufferers is on the rise.
When people with coeliac disease consume gluten, an abnormal immune reaction occurs causing inflammation and damage to the small bowel lining.
After taking a blood test last August, the 51-year-old customer services adviser was finally able to get a diagnosis and was told she had coeliac disease - an auto-immune disease, triggered by gluten, where the body's immune system attacks its own tissues.
For the one in 100 people who have coeliac disease this is an everyday, lifelong reality.
But patients with Coeliac disease will continue to be able to get prescribed "staples", such as gluten-free bread and flour.