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Metabolic diseases

Links to trusted information about metabolic diseases.

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Intestinal diseases

Links to trusted information about intestinal diseases.

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Just diagnosed with coeliac disease

Coeliac disease also runs in the family and is a lifelong condition. Find out about help available and what to do next.

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Lactose intolerance diagnosis

Lactose intolerance can usually be diagnosed through test runs. It can also be diagnosed with breath tests, blood glucose test and a biopsy of the small intestine.

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Living with coeliac disease

Coeliac disease is a lifelong condition but it can be controlled with a gluten-free diet. Find out more about living with coeliac disease.

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Diabetic ketoacidosis

Information about Diabetic ketoacidosis, a condition caused when you have a high blood sugar level, and not enough insulin in your body to break it down to use for energy .

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Lactose intolerance symptoms

Lactose intolerance occurs when the body does not produce enough lactase enzyme to break down the lactose in the gut. Learn about the common symptoms.

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Lactose intolerance

Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose, the sugar found in milk and milk products. Learn more about causes, symptoms and treatment options.

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What causes appendicitis?

The exact cause of appendicitis is not known, but doctors believe it is caused by food or faecal matter (poo) getting lodged in the appendix.

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Appendicitis symptoms

Pain is the most common symptom of appendicitis. It often starts near the navel, or belly button, and might come and go for a while.

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