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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. Finding A Boyfriend

    I have been saying the exact same things to my family, "why can't I just meet a boy who has Celiac." It would make things -a lot- easier. I would appreciate a guy who went gluten-free for no reason, well besides the fact that he likes me, but it would still be just easier. Anyone know a safe way to meet teenager (13-20) celiac disease people? Anyone is welcome to chat with me; SolitaryRedRaven (AIM) and (MSN).
  2. Cna You Answer These

    > > >1. how long have you had coeliac? since July 04 > > >2. At what age were you diagnosed? not really diagnosed but I guess you could say 14. > > >3. what foods do you miss out on? All. Desserts. And Most Sandwiches/Breads > > >4. How much does it cost to stay gluten free? Not sure. > > >5. Do you ever wish that you didn't have coeliac? Most of the time. Its just something that I'm going to have to get used to. > > >6. Does the food taste better or worse or the same as ordinary food? It tastes worst to me, going from all types of food to a subsitute for bread its a little hard. > > >7. Have you ever eaten gluten without knowing it then suffered for it? Probably, one time I had a hot dog (w/o a bun of course) but I think the dog had a thickening agent. I was in pain.
  3. Raleigh, North Carolina, Email me if your in the area, I would to love too meet another person with celiac disease besides my teacher.
  4. It all started around April of '04 with Pancreatitis. That was just cause my bile duct was connected too high up inside my body. I had and ERCP, the doctors fixed that by putting in a stint and a tube to help drain the bile. I had another ERCP to remove those stints and too put in a smaller one. But as those pain went away others came into play. The doctors finally checked my liver enzymes to find out that those were elevated. Around the month of July we were informed of Celiac Disease and the Gluten-Free Diet, so we tried it. But we soon found out that there are so many hidden sources of gluten. Over the past 6 months I have had 3 ERCPs, over 25 blood test and over 10 doctor visits or check-ins for the hospital. I've lost over 50 pounds while being sick. For the beginning of my life I didn't have celiac disease, it was to believe to be triggered by the pancreatitis. I am a 14 counting down to 15 in a few months (2/14), I attend High School and the school Marching Band. I want to know if anyone else was unusually diagnosed with celiac disease and if anyone lives in the Raleigh, North Carolina area.