Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Dates for your (gluten free) diary

National Coeliac awareness days, weeks and months in 2020.

Coeliac Disease Awareness

Upcoming important dates for your (gluten free) diary:

  • May is Celiac Awareness Month.
  • In the UK Coeliac Awareness Week 2020 (aka Gluten Free Community Week) runs from the 11th to the 17th May.
  • International Coeliac Day is on Saturday 16th May.
  • National Celiac Disease Awareness Day is on the 13th September this year.
  • The week before Christmas is Gluten Free Baking Week.

Coeliac Disease (Celiac in the US and Canada) is a lifelong autoimmune disease caused by intolerance to gluten and the only treatment is to adhere to a strict lifelong gluten free diet.

In the UK it's estimated that 1 in 100 people have the condition.

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