what to do if I have eaten gluten?
The important thing is to remember that following a gluten free diet
is a learning process, try to define what it is that you ate that contained gluten
or where cross contamination has taken place and avoid it in future. There is no specific treatment if you have eaten gluten by mistake it is just a case of waiting until the gluten leaves your system and continuing to follow a strict gluten free diet
in the future.
Help I’ve eaten gluten by mistake
The sensitivity to gluten varies between individuals. Some people with coeliac disease or those who are sensitive to gluten can tolerate higher levels of gluten than others
Symptoms of a "glutening"
Not all individuals who have been diagnosed with coeliac disease will experience symptoms if they consume gluten.
Read Izzy's acount of eating gluten by mistake. Izzy has been diagnosed with Coeliac disease and Dermatitus Herpetiformis.
Preventing gluten contamination
in the future It is important that gluten free foods are not contaminated by gluten during storage and food preparation. Following theses practical measures will greatly reduce any risk.