karenwill2 replied to Cargo's topic in Celiac Disease - Pre-Diagnosis, Testing & SymptomsNot all gluten issues show up on tests and there are many pathologies that going gluten free is the best treatment. It is super easy to eat gluten-free if you stick with lean meats and veggies. I just don't understand the "difficulty" that people worry about. It is so easy to read the ingredients and eat less processed foods. I have terrible insurance but all symptoms pointed to it, including the rash so my Doc did not run the test as the change in my diet was free. My insurance would not cover it plus I was maxed out already. I am so much better now and I eat out a lot. Today was the first time in 2 yrs that cross contamination got me. Felling better is so worth it.
I had been doing very well eating out lately up until my son made me try IHOP today. I had 2 eggs, hashbrowns and sausage and have been sick ever since. I checked the allergen info and supposedly, I made good choices so there must have been some mega cross contamination going on. I just wanted to warn everyone in case this is the norm for the chain. I did advise the server that I cannot have wheat so to keep toast and etc as far away from my food as possible but it still did not work. I will NOT be back.