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Hello everyone. I am very new to this as I just found out yesterday that I have celiac disease. I'm interested in finding someone in the area or maybe not in the area to talk to. It's a very scary thing to have and I am very confused. Any help would be wonderful! Hope to talk to someone soon!



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Hello Dawn and welcome to the forum! Sorry, I'm way down here in VA, but here are some support groups in NY that might be of some (local) help to you. We're pretty fun here and can perhaps offer you much help, so feel free to share and ask any questions you might have.

Good luck to you!


New York

Central NY Celiac Support Group (Syracuse)

R. Wyman, President


Mailing Address: 263 Roxbury Rd, Syracuse, NY 13206

Gluten Free in WNY (Buffalo)

M. Lodico, Manager


Mailing Address: PO Box 24, North Tonawanda, NY 14120

Suffolk County Celiacs (Long Island)

L. Doti, Manager


Mailing Address: 18 Sesame St, Kings Park, NY 11754

New York

Westchester Celiac Sprue Support Group (Montrose)

M & C Spreitzer, Contacts



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I live in NY, also............but a few hours away from you; in NYC.........I find that the board is enough support for me........I also talk to a few people here off the boards via e-mail or instant message. It doesn't really matter where they live, as long as they're someone else to talk to


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Also in NY here. But I'm to your west over near Syracuse.

Ditto to what Coutler said. I don't know anyone in real life, actually really haven't talked to anyone by IM or email either.. but found this board to be very very helpful with the confusion and such. Just look around, use the search function to find things. And if you can't find something, start a new post asking about it. =)


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