The Coeliac Society is considered as the first national, scientific and supportive society that has been established in Iran (2001) belonging to the Coeliac affected patients. This society is the first supportive and scientific NGO at the national level in Iran with its main office in Isfahan. It is worth mentioning that thank to the untiring efforts by a number of professors, researchers and charity donors this society was officially registered with the concerned bodies in 2004.
Coeliac disease is a multifactorial disorder. Symptoms of this disorder include:
Persistent or unexplained gastrointestinal symptoms, severe or occasional diarrhea, excessive wind, stomach pain, cramping or bloating as well as other problems relating to liver, anemia, bones, growth disorder, learning disorder,….
Presently this society is run by Ms. Jamali, Managing Director of the Coeliac Society. It is worth mentioning that this society is home to 1600 members.