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Celiac Awareness In Indiana

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I live in Danville, Indiana...and I really would like to get a support group started here in central Indiana to make more people aware of celiac disease, seeing I haven't really heard much of support groups or awarness programs around here...I don't believe there to be any, and even if they are...I doubt they are very successful. So if there are any celiacs around central Indiana that would like to work with me to get an awareness program started that would be great! B) I would like to do what I can to make people realize that celiac disease is more common than they think, make doctors more aware of it (my family doctor had never heard of it until I was diagnosed by a specialist...and my fam. dr. misdiagnosed me so many times its not even funny), and let people know where they can get tested if they have any of the symptoms or just want to get checked out. So please please please help me out! I really would love to get this started and help others out. Just e-mail me if you're interested...thank you!!! :D


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Hi, I think its a wonderful idea that you want to start a support group in your area, good luck in your attempts. :D

I did want to let you know that I found a list of groups in your State:


Bloomington - Resource:

Contact: Roberta Rezits

1908 Arden Drive

Bloomington, IN 47401

Tel: (812) 332-6454

Evansville - Support Group

Contact: Barbara Watson

Evansville Celiac Sprue Support Group

1317 Bayard Park Dr.

Evansville, IN 47714

Evansville - Resource:

Contact: Gloria Baker

2711 Knob Hill Dr.

Evansville, IN 47711

Tel: (812) 476-5744

Indianapolis - Support Group

Contact 1: Joyce Etheridge

Celiac Support Group of Indianapolis, (CSA)

1168 Sheffield Drive

Avon, IN 46123

Tel: 317-272-4609


Contact 2: Diane Hosek

1371 Stoney Creek Circle

Carmel, IN 46032

Tel: (317) 569-9670


Lafayette - Support Group

Contact: Nancy H. Linnemann

Indiana Gluten Intolerance Support Team (CSA)

2635 N 400 W.,

West Lafayette, IN 47906

Tel: (317) 497-0665


Contact 2: Eugene Cawood

3508 Capilano Drive

West Lafayette, IN 47906

Tel: (317) 463-1411

La Porte - Resource:

Contact: Margaret M. Diffendorfer

1012 Wright Avenue

LaPorte, IN 46350

Tel: (219) 362-6607


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