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Celiac diseaseCeliac diseaseCeliac diseaseCEnglishGastrointestinalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Small IntestineDigestive systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+) CaregiversNALanding PageLearning Hub<p>Celiac disease is a life long condition that needs to be carefully managed through maintaining a gluten-free diet. Learn more about what celiac disease is and how you can help your child manage it.</p><p>Celiac disease is a life long condition that needs to be carefully managed through maintaining a gluten-free diet. Learn more about what celiac disease is and how you can help your child manage it.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">What is celiac disease?</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Celiac disease is a lifelong condition in which any contact with gluten triggers a reaction from the body’s immune system. Read about the symptoms, diagnosis and management of celiac disease.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=816&language=English">Celiac disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Poster_celiac_symptoms_ENG.pdf">Symptoms of celiac disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Style%20Library/akh/animation/CD%20GFD%20Module%201%20-%20Celiac%20Disease%20-%20Storyline%20output/story.html">Module 1: Celiac disease</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">The gluten-free diet</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>The only treatment for celiac disease is a strict gluten-free diet. Find out which foods contain gluten and tips to help your child maintain a gluten-free diet.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=956&language=English">The gluten-free diet</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=957&language=English">Tips to maintain the gluten-free diet</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/PDF_gluten_free_diet_tables_EN.pdf">Gluten-free diet: Foods to allow, question and not allow</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Style%20Library/akh/animation/Celiac%20Disease%20Module%202%20-%20Gluten-free%20diet%20-%20Storyline%20output/story.html">Module 2: The gluten-free diet</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Celiac disease and diabetes</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>People with type 1 diabetes are at greater risk for celiac disease. Find out why this is and how to manage both diabetes and celiac disease.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2527&language=English">Celiac disease and diabetes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Style%20Library/akh/animation/Diabetes%20-%20CD%20T1D%20Module%201%20-%20Celiac%20Disease%20-%20Storyline%20output/story.html">Module 1: Celiac disease and type 1 diabetes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Style%20Library/akh/animation/Diabetes%20-%20CD%20T1D%20Module%202%20-%20Gluten-free%20diet%20-%20Storyline%20output/story.html">Module 2: Celiac disease, type 1 diabetes and the gluten-free diet </a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Mental health and well-being: General resources</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Managing celiac disease can have an impact on both your and your child's mental health and well-being. In this section, find information on managing anxiety, functional disorders, the connection between the mind and body, as well as information on avoidant/restrictant food intake disorder (ARFID).</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/mentalhealth">Mental Health Learning Hub</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=18&language=English">Anxiety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3666&language=English">Functional disorders</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3667&language=English">The mind-body connection</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=274&language=English">Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID)</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Mental health and wellbeing: Guided meditations</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>These guided meditations can be used to help you or your child cope when you feel overwhelmed or stressed, or help to manage physical and emotional pain. Find a quiet, comfortable space and press play.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://teens.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=3940&language=English&hub=celiacdisease">Mental health, wellbeing and celiac disease: Animated meditations</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://teens.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=3941&language=English&hub=celiacdisease">Mindfulness meditations for celiac disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://teens.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=3942&language=English&hub=celiacdisease">Coping with pain: Meditations for celiac disease</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Online learning modules</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>This series of online learning modules take you through the symptoms and diagnosis of celiac disease, managing a gluten-free diet and how to manage celiac disease with type 1 diabetes.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=3951&language=English">Celiac disease eLearning modules</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Celiac disease</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Style%20Library/akh/animation/CD%20GFD%20Module%201%20-%20Celiac%20Disease%20-%20Storyline%20output/story.html">Module 1: Celiac disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Style%20Library/akh/animation/Celiac%20Disease%20Module%202%20-%20Gluten-free%20diet%20-%20Storyline%20output/story.html">Module 2: The gluten-free diet</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h3>Celiac disease and type 1 diabetes</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Style%20Library/akh/animation/Diabetes%20-%20CD%20T1D%20Module%201%20-%20Celiac%20Disease%20-%20Storyline%20output/story.html">Module 1: Celiac disease and type 1 diabetes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Style%20Library/akh/animation/Diabetes%20-%20CD%20T1D%20Module%202%20-%20Gluten-free%20diet%20-%20Storyline%20output/story.html">Module 2: Celiac disease, type 1 diabetes and the gluten-free diet </a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Celiac disease resources and supports</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>There are many organizations and supports to help you and your child manage celiac disease. The following are just some of the many resources available to you.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="http://www.celiac.ca/"> Canadian Celiac Association</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="http://www.glutenfreecert.com/about-us/gluten-free-certification-program/"> Gluten-Free Certification Program</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://glutenfree247.ca/">Gluten free 247</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="https://cdhf.ca/digestive-disorders/celiac-disease/">Canadian Digestive Health Foundation - Celiac Disease</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/IMD_celiac_disease_EN.jpgceliacdisease,celiac

 

 

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