Healthchex Biocard Celiac Home Testing Kit
Bio Card Coeliac Test can detect gluten intolerance in just 10 minutes. The kit complies with IVDD 98/79EC for home and professional use and is as accurate as tests performed in hospital laboratories with 96% accuracy.
According to Coeliac UK there are 500,000 undiagnosed Coeliac disease sufferers in the UK, and left undiagnosed sufferers are at high risk of developing osteoporosis, cancer and infertility. Using a simple pin prick to obtain a finger tip blood sample, this test can identify antibodies present in Coeliac disease and let you know whether you should consider a gluten-free diet for improvements in health.
If you have been suffering from tiredness, diarrhoea, vomiting, breathlessness or IBS symptoms these could be due to coeliac disease. Left undiagnosed, sufferers have a high risk of developing osteoporosis and infertility as well as an increased risk of cancer.
The Biocard Celiac Test is as accurate as tests performed in a hospital laboratory and is safe and simple to use.
If you get a positive result; See your doctor – it is essential that you continue with a normal diet until you have the diagnosis confirmed by an intestinal biopsy ie. DO NOT exclude gluten from your diet until you have seen your doctor and have had a confirmatory biopsy.
More than 70% of people with coeliac disease respond to a gluten free diet showing improvement in symptoms within days or weeks
If you get a negative result; You could save yourself the expense and inconvenience of an unnecessary gluten free diet. However, always seek help from your doctor if your symptoms persist as there may be another reason for your symptoms .Whether your result is positive or negative you will be far more informed as to the cause of your symptoms after taking the test than before.
The Celiac Test is;
Convenient – you can check at home
Safe and Easy – proven to be simple to use
Quick – your results in just 10 minutes (no need to wait days or weeks for results)
Reliable – shown to be as accurate as laboratory tests
Affordable – a lot cheaper than many private laboratory services