When Coeliac UK’s Health Ambassador, Dr Chris Steele MBE was himself diagnosed with the disease in 2010, as for most people, it was a life-changing moment. He talks about how he has coped with the disease, his thoughts on its diagnosis and treatment and his hopes for his son, Andrew, who is training to compete at the London Olympics later this year.
Dr Chris and Andrew recently launched a campaign about the increased need for all close family relatives of those diagnosed with coeliac diseaseA condition where a person is unable to eat gluten as it makes their body attack itself.
to get tested for the genetic condition. You can listen to the interviews here.