Singapore Celiac &
Gluten Intolerance Support Group

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Important Information

Symptoms of Celiac Disease

There are more than 300 symptoms of celiac disease. Symptoms may vary among different people.

Testing and Diagnosis

Proper testing for celiac disease is important before starting a gluten-free diet. It is strongly recommended to test for celiac antibodies prior to starting a gluten-free diet.

The Gluten Free Diet

Are you newly diagnosed? There is much to learn!  Get your knowledge base started with our introduction to gluten and gluten-free living.

Meet up with your gluten-free tribe

Everyone needs a little support. Pull up a chair and have a chat with others who understand the gluten-free diet.  We meet monthly for coffee (or tea) and are happy make new acquaintances.  

Our Team

Dr. Brian Schwender

Dr. Brian Schwender is an American Board Certified physician in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology & Hepatology. He has been practicing medicine since 2003 in the United States before moving his family to Singapore in 2014. 

Karen Horan

Karen has learned to channel her energy for talking about gluten-free by figuring out how to upload all the tidbits of information to the 1°GF website. Since moving to Singapore from America six years ago, Karen has finally made peace with using the metric system.

Bridget Marr

Bridget is a U.K. trained and registered dietitian with a special interest in using nutrition to treat gastrointestinal conditions. She enjoys helping people separate fact from fiction.

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