We shall call ourselves the gluten free girls.
There will be lots of gluten free cake.
Cake is good.
so far we've baked jam tarts, ginger cookies, lemon drizzle cake and banana bread.
what's your favourite cake?
the following information is taken from Coeliac UK
Coeliac disease(spelled celiac in other countries) is an auto immune disease in which the immune system reacts by damaging the lining of the small intestine. Coeliac disease is common and affects 1 in 100 people. However only 24% who have the condition have been diagnosed. If a first degree family member has the condition then the chances of having it increase to 1 in 10.
Treatment consists of a lifelong gluten free diet.
The symptoms of coeliac disease vary from person to person and can range from very mild to severe. Coeliac disease is known as a 'multi system' disorder – symptoms can affect any area of the body. Symptoms differ between individuals in terms of type and severity.
Possible symptoms may include:
ask your GP for a blood test if any of this sounds familiar.