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#31 Canadian Karen

 
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Posted 22 November 2004 - 12:51 PM

Here is the link to the thread when I thought I had refractory celiac.....

I think you will find much of it very familiar to what you are going through.....

http://www.glutenfre...t=0

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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.

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Posted 22 November 2004 - 01:07 PM

So my question and toughts lately have been, if I am nonresponsive to the diet, i.e. my villi are not healing at all, then why remain on the diet?

I think that, especially in your case, remaining on a gluten-free diet is more than necessary. By eating gluten, wont you be doing more damage to your already damaged intestines? And, since you do not heal, you would be doing irrepairable damage.

Btw, what is the SCDiet?
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