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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. Jane, your second sentence is EXACTLY how I felt - I kept telling him he had to wash his hands more often! I kept thinking that "this has to be the last time he'll get this sick", then it would happen again. Getting the labs drawn tomorrow. We don't see the GI doctor til mid-July. By then I'll have even more episodes to report. I'm very curious what the outcome will be. Thank you for your support!
  2. Amy- Thanks. I was concerned with his growth issues but everyone told me he was fine. I was still concerned. I know the symptoms sound similar celiac, I just didn't know if kids have periods of being symptom free even while eating gluten. From what I've read, once you remove the gluten they have reactions quicker. But he hasn't come off gluten yet.
  3. I have a 9 yo DS who has had GI issues for several years but they were 4-5 times a yr. Usually required an ER visit for hydration. The past 8 months he has had cyclic episodes (every 10-14days) of abd pain, constipation or diarrhea, vomiting, extreme fatigue and irritabiltiy. He was always in the 95% for height and weight but the past 2 yrs, he only grew 2.5 in and is below the 50th percentile. My question is can these episodes that wax and wane and only last 8-12 hrs then he seems fine for days be celiac? He is completely incapacitated when he is sick but when he isn't, he is active, healthy and eating gluten. He is getting tested this week. Thanks, Kristi