Celiac disease: eLearning modules

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Celiac disease is a lifelong condition. These eLearning modules will help you learn about the symptoms of celiac disease, how celiac disease is diagnosed, how it is treated and how gluten affects people with celiac disease. Also learn about special considerations for people who have both celiac disease and type 1 diabetes.

Key points

  • Celiac disease is a lifelong condition that must be carefully managed through a strict gluten-free diet.
  • People with type 1 diabetes have a greater chance of developing celiac disease than the general population.
  • Press the play button and then click through each of the interactive modules to learn about celiac disease, the gluten-free diet and special considerations for those with celiac and type 1 diabetes.

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that can affect people of all ages anywhere in the world. The first two interactive modules below will teach you what celiac disease is, how it is diagnosed and managed, and how gluten affects people with celiac disease. The next two modules are intended for those who have both celiac disease and type 1 diabetes (T1D).

To get started, click the "play" button on the module below. The module will open in a new browser window.

Celiac disease

In this module, you will learn:

  • About the symptoms of celiac disease
  • How celiac disease is diagnosed
  • How celiac disease is treated
  • How gluten affects people with celiac disease
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The gluten-free diet

In this module, you will learn:

  • How to start the gluten-free diet
  • Which foods are allowed, not allowed and need to be questioned
  • How to read ingredient labels
  • All about cross-contamination
open celiac module

Celiac disease and type 1 diabetes

In this module, you will learn:

  • About the symptoms of celiac disease
  • How celiac disease is diagnosed
  • About the connection between celiac disease and type 1 diabetes (T1D)
  • How celiac disease is treated
  • How gluten affects people with celiac disease
open celiac module

Celiac disease, type 1 diabetes and the gluten-free diet

In this module, you will learn:

  • How to start the gluten-free diet
  • Which foods are allowed, not allowed and need to be questioned
  • How to read ingredient labels
  • All about cross-contamination
  • Special considerations for celiac disease and type 1 diabetes
open celiac module
Last updated: May 3rd 2021