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#1 nettiebeads

 
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Posted 15 November 2005 - 09:40 AM

I've been watching "House" looking for the celiac disease Show. Do you think it might be on tonight? The previews from last week showed a bicyclist racing, falling, and something about his system(s) shutting down or dying. Do you think that might be the one??
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Posted 15 November 2005 - 09:54 AM

I checked the listing and I think that the issue is steriods--House dosen't want to treat the guy because he suspects he's used them. I look ahead on my TiVo and haven't found the Celiac episode yet. If I do, I'll post it.
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Posted 15 November 2005 - 10:25 AM

There's always the possibility that it could be mentioned in such a way that it is one of the first diagnoses they come up with before they find the right one.....

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Posted 15 November 2005 - 11:17 AM

True--wouldn't want it to sneak past us! :)
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Posted 16 November 2005 - 11:50 AM

I thought it might be it last night when a guy came into the clinic and told House that he was have diarrhea 13+ times a day (and he was a flight attendant, so it was REALLY inconvenient!). I was thinking, Please don't let this be it...It ended up he had quit smoking and was chewing 6 packs of sugarless gum a day and the artifical sweeteners was having a laxative effect on him.

I am hoping they do a complete show on it, since celiac disease is so difficult to diagnose, and gets misdiagnosed with so many things first, it would make a good disease for House.
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Posted 16 November 2005 - 12:00 PM

Ha Ha :D I thought the same thing last night!
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Posted 16 November 2005 - 01:18 PM

When they started talking about lupus and MS for the cyclist, I thought that they were going to end up with celiac, but it wasn't.......

I cracked up when House came out of that room as said "Clean up in aisle 5!!"

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Celiac, collagenous colitis, hypothyroidism
endometriosis (at age 20)
spinal stenosis (early 20's)

Biopsy August 2006 confirmed complete villous atrophy despite being gluten-free for years and bloodwork within range showing compliance with diet. Doctor has confirmed diagnosis of Refractory Celiac Sprue.
Endoscopy also showed numerous stomach ulcers, have started taking Losec.

Mother to Eileen 13 yrs
Rhiannon 8 yrs
Daniel & Connor 6 yr twin boys......

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Posted 16 November 2005 - 01:56 PM

Ha Ha :D  I thought the same thing last night!

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Same here. Looks like next week's episode is about AIDS. I'll watch it just to get to the previews.
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Posted 16 November 2005 - 02:06 PM

Man what a well thought out marketing ploy this celiac disease show has been.. its got y'all watching week after week looking for it LOL
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Posted 16 November 2005 - 03:18 PM

LOL! Yeah... I was watching it too last night just waiting for them to mention it!
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Posted 16 November 2005 - 07:33 PM

Man what a well thought out marketing ploy this celiac disease show has been.. its got y'all watching week after week looking for it LOL

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I have to admit I was already watching it every week! I really like the show. It is very entertaining.
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