An interview I have done with The Happy Coeliac, re. my new educational game Coeliac Sam. More here.
Gluten Free Tweets in New York and London: Two maps comparing the number of geo-located tweets discussing places serving Gluten Free food in New York & London from October 2013 - 17th January 2014 (n = 1,534 geo-located tweets out of a total of a sample of 17,000 tweets) - in proximity to train stations in both cities. Both maps show clustering in tweet activity around the centre of each city, and less tweet activity towards the outskirts of the city.
Many patients are following a wheat free diet, which they believe helps with their gastrointestinal symptoms, yet they don't exhibit markers of coeliac disease. Mabel Chew finds out from David Sanders, a professor of gastroenterology at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, about non-coeliac gluten sensitivity. Also, Fiona Godlee gives us an update on the open data campaign.
A talk I gave at the AOESC 2013 (Association of European Coeliacs Conference) in Amsterdam, discussing my preliminary research on the Digital Coeliac, Twitter and Coeliac Disease, Patterns and Sentiment.
When I was first diagnosed with Coeliac Disease, I was really worried about what I would do when it came to traveling outside of the comfort zone of my local neighborhood, where I at least knew the places that I could safely eat, and improvise with known snack foods if needed. However, I was determined not to let my new…