News and tips related to celiac desease and gluten-free diet

  • Celiac Disease and COVID19

Celiac Disease and Covid-19

25 de March, 2021|News and current affairs|

COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it a multitude of doubts and uncertainty. Thus, it has raised certain questions within the celiac community. Today we want to provide answers to these questions.  Are people with celiac disease considered a risk group? In the statement of the Spanish Society for Coeliac Disease (SEEC) we find the answer. [...]

Down Syndrome and Celiac Disease

18 de March, 2021|News and current affairs|

Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that occurs in 1 in 600-700 pregnancies. It is caused by the presence of an extra copy of chromosome 21, (trisomy of pair 21), so that people with Down syndrome have 47 chromosomes instead of 46. Precisely in couple 21, we can find some of the related genes with [...]

Clinical manifestations of Celiac Disease

11 de March, 2021|News and current affairs|

The first consensual definition of Celiac Disease was published in Acta Pediátrica in 1970. Currently, it is defined as an autoimmune-based multisystemic disease caused by gluten and related prolamines in genetically susceptible individuals (HLA DQ2 or DQ8 haplotypes). It is characterized by: a series of gluten-dependent symptoms, specific to Celiac Disease, and enteropathy. The clinical [...]

Celiac disease and lactose intolerance

3 de March, 2021|News and current affairs|

What is lactose intolerance? Lactose is a sugar present in mammalian milk. For its digestion, it must be broken down into glucose and galactose, a process mediated by the necessary action of an enzyme called lactase. This reaction takes place in the intestine, specifically in the villi of the small intestine, which are responsible for [...]

Relationship between celiac disease and type 1 diabetes

10 de December, 2020|Scientific publications|

Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder characterized by elevated blood glucose levels as a result of insufficient insulin levels. In type 1 diabetes there is an absolute insufficiency of insulin and external insulin is required for glycemic control. Young people with type 1 diabetes are more predisposed to celiac disease, according to the results of [...]

How to recover from a gluten contamination?

10 de December, 2020|Tips and advices|

The first thing that must be considered is that celiac disease affects each one differently, although we all have intestinal inflammation due to gluten intake. Therefore, even if an asymptomatic celiac does not experience external symptoms, he should also have a strict gluten-free diet for life. Therefore, it is essential to avoid contamination either at [...]

  • Tips para evitar el gluten en casa

Tips to avoid gluten at home

10 de December, 2020|Tips and advices|

Check the label and the products components before buy and consume them. Never assume a product is gluten-free, consult your doctor if you have doubts. Keep in order and in a specific zone your aliments, this fact is very important if you live with non-celiac people. Your aliments can be contaminated by others, there are [...]

  • Gluten Free Experience 2019

Gluten-Free Experience 2019

17 de April, 2019|Fairs and congresses|

The Spanish organization FACE turns 25 years in 2019. To mark the occasion, they are holding the Gluten Free Experience in Madrid from 27 to 28 April. This unprecedented event in Spain promises to become a reference for the entire celiac collective, where many international brands and accredited professionals from the field would collaborate in [...]