DVD Resource for local groups

Dear Coeliac UK Local Group


I am emailing you about an exciting DVD resource for young people with coeliac disease now available on Amazon: “Gut Feelings: Young people and their experience of coeliac disease.”


For young people, living with coeliac disease can be challenging.  In this groundbreaking DVD, developed by clinical psychologists and researchers at the University of Birmingham, you will hear from nine young people living with and managing coeliac disease in the UK.   They are aged between 9 and 17 years and they all have their own stories about their diagnosis, how the condition affects them and how they manage their gluten-free diet.  “Gut Feelings” is divided into three easily navigated chapters allowing young people, their parents and friends, healthcare professionals, and anyone else interested in coeliac disease, to view information about what coeliac disease is, how to manage the condition (at home, when out and about, and when on holiday), and what it feels like for young people to live with the condition on a day to day basis.  The DVD will help to demystify the condition and give young people the support and confidence they need to manage their coeliac disease.

The DVD is being sold through Alta Innovations as part of a Social Enterprise.  All profits from the sale of the DVD will be reinvested into our on-going research into the psychosocial aspects of coeliac disease across the lifespan here at the University of Birmingham.

Please follow this link for more details:



Many thanks


Ruth Howard


Dr Ruth Howard M.A., MPhil, ClinPsyD, CPsychol

Senior Academic Tutor & Admissions Tutor, ClinPsyD Course

Consultant Clinical Psychologist

School of Psychology

University of Birmingham



B15 2TT


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