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Jacobs's story

Jacob was diagnosed with coeliac disease in 2020

When was Jacob diagnosed with coeliac disease?

October 2020

How did you feel about the diagnosis?

We were pleased as Jacob has suffered so long with being malnourished, eczema and not able to gain weight.

If Jacob take a prescription, how did you find setting it up?

We found it a lot easier with the help of the GP.

How did you find adjusting to a gluten free diet?

My mam is coeliac and my sister. Jacob is autistic and asks is this gluten free for everything.

What is your favourite Juvela product?

The bread and biscuits

Do you think it's important to have a coeliac disease diagnosis?

Definitely. Not just for Jacob to be aware but for schools, education settings, out and about etc.

What advice would you give to someone who is thinking of asking their GP to be tested for coeliac disease?

Write a diary of what you eat and what happens when you have gluten. Also alert all avenues. Make sure you writing down about your whole body. Like brain fog, alopecia , bad skin etc.

What advice would you give to someone newly diagnosed with coeliac disease?

Do your research, There's a lot more awareness out there now.

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