Posted 21 July 2004 - 11:49 AM
positive bloodwork, positive biopsy
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 21 July 2004 - 03:56 PM
Coffeemate is gluten free, but NOT dairy free. Mocha Mix is the only dairy free creamer found in most stores. It works for coffee if you are used to plain cream in the coffee. If you are used to the flavored creamers, there just isn't a good substitute. Sorry.
Mariann, gluten intolerant and mother of 3 gluten intolerant children
Posted 21 July 2004 - 05:22 PM
Posted 24 October 2004 - 02:26 AM
Have you ever tried rice milk? Actually tastes half decent in my opinion.
Posted 24 October 2004 - 06:13 AM
Inconclusive Blood Tests, Positive Dietary Results, No Endoscopy
G.F. - September 2003; C.F. - July 2004
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