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    • Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

      This FAQ on celiac disease will guide you to all of the basic information you will need to know about the disease, its diagnosis, testing methods, a gluten-free diet, etc.   Subscribe to FREE email alerts What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease? - list blood tests, endo with biopsy, genetic test and enterolab (not diagnostic) Celiac Disease Screening Interpretation of Celiac Disease Blood Test Results Can I be tested even though I am eating gluten free? How long must gluten be taken for the serological tests to be meaningful? The Gluten-Free Diet 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Going Gluten-Free Is celiac inherited? Should my children be tested? Ten Facts About Celiac Disease Genetic Testing Is there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases? Celiac Disease Research: Associated Diseases and Disorders Is there a list of gluten foods to avoid? Unsafe Gluten-Free Food List (Unsafe Ingredients) Is there a list of gluten free foods? Safe Gluten-Free Food List (Safe Ingredients) Gluten-Free Alcoholic Beverages Distilled Spirits (Grain Alcohols) and Vinegar: Are they Gluten-Free? Where does gluten hide? Additional Things to Beware of to Maintain a 100% Gluten-Free Diet Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes Where can I buy gluten-free stuff? Support this site by shopping at The Store. For Additional Information: Subscribe to: Journal of Gluten Sensitivity


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  1. Thank you!  For especially agreeing's either "there is gluten OR no gluten"  I wish they would make up their mind! This morning I called Cheerios, because of the labelling on the front "Gluten Free".....On the Regular Cheerios and also the Honey Nut Cheerios there are 2 ingredients:  Whole grain oats, oat bran---It is not specified that these ingredients are gluten free unless it says in the actual ingredients gluten-free whole grain oats or gluten-free oat bran.  I will not inform my customers (at the supermarket) to purchase these items unless the Company investigates and corrects this outlandish false advertisement of being "gluten free".  This poses a huge dis-service to the large population of people with Celiac disease.  If there is a single speck of gluten, I would not advise anybody to eat this cereal.  Do you want your original symptoms back?  I do not!  Have we all gone through enough suffering and torment.....Take the gluten out!  Whole wheat, bulghur wheat, oat, rye, barley and all of their derivatives should not be eaten by a person with Celiac disease, period!     Do all of us have to band together and get a petition to stop Cheerios?  Then let's do it!  
  2. I have called Progresso Soup and informed them of the FDA or otherwise risk people who have celiac disease to start calling them to change their product labels.  Their Progresso Soup that says "Gluten Free"  IS NOT GLUTEN FREE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 I CANNOT STRESS THIS ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11   I am fit to be tied because they still put on their list of ingredients modified food starch which IS totally ABSURD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   How can Progresso Soup get away with this?  I will contact the FDA this time, bnecause I get no answers from Progresso Soup.     Who will also get a petition going to make them stop allowing false advertising????   Let's go ...I guess it is up to us to stop this altogether!!!