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#1 Canadian Karen

 
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Posted 18 October 2007 - 03:23 PM

A dear friend (from here actually) sent me this and I just HAD to post it, in light of my recent rant about the pharmaceutical industry!

http://www.cafeoflif.....20To Pill.swf

I love it!
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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.

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

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#2 Lisa

 
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Posted 18 October 2007 - 04:08 PM

That's a classic! :D
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#3 Ridgewalker

 
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Posted 18 October 2007 - 04:42 PM

:lol: :lol: :lol: Ok, I really needed that! Laughed out loud!
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-Sarah

--Son, Lucas, age 7. Gluten-free since May 2007
--Son, Ezra, age 5. Gluten-free 10/13/07. Bipolar tendencies, massively improved on gluten-free diet! He's also allergic to a jillion antibiotics.
--My mother has Celiac Disease, dx'ed by Positive Blood Tests and Biopsy. Diagnosed Sarcoidosis 6/08.
--Myself, Gluten-free since 8/07

Time heals all hurt of heart... but time must be won.

#4 Shotzy1313

 
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Posted 18 October 2007 - 07:29 PM

lol i like the end...
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#5 ravenwoodglass

 
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Posted 19 October 2007 - 03:55 AM

:D :D :D
Thanks for posting this, a laugh is always a good thing at this time of the morning.
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"I will try again tommorrow" (Mary Anne Radmacher)


celiac 49 years - Misdiagnosed for 45
Blood tested and repeatedly negative
Diagnosed by Allergist with elimination diet and diagnosis confirmed by GI in 2002
Misdiagnoses for 15 years were IBS-D, ataxia, migraines, anxiety, depression, fibromyalgia, parathesias, arthritis, livedo reticularis, hairloss, premature menopause, osteoporosis, kidney damage, diverticulosis, prediabetes and ulcers, dermatitis herpeformis
All bold resoved or went into remission with proper diagnosis of Celiac November 2002
Some residual nerve damage remains as of 2006- this has continued to resolve after eliminating soy in 2007

Mother died of celiac related cancer at 56
Twin brother died as a result of autoimmune liver destruction at age 15

Children 2 with Ulcers, GERD, Depression, , 1 with DH, 1 with severe growth stunting (male adult 5 feet)both finally diagnosed Celiac through blood testing and 1 with endo 6 months after Mom


Positive to Soy and Casien also Aug 2007

Gluten Sensitivity Gene Test Aug 2007
HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0303

HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0303

Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 3,3 (Subtype 9,9)

#6 Guhlia

 
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Posted 19 October 2007 - 05:05 AM

That was outrageously funny! I'm going to send the link to everyone!
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#7 7_cody

 
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Posted 19 October 2007 - 12:34 PM

hahahah nice... I laughed out loud... clever ending too.
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#8 JNBunnie1

 
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Posted 19 October 2007 - 01:03 PM

HAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAH!!
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Posted 20 October 2007 - 01:59 PM

This is great Karen! So true...

I love the end too :lol:
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Posted 23 October 2007 - 02:03 PM

Thanks for posting this link. It really made me laugh.
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Celiac Disease 08/05
Osteoporosis 08/05 (age 38 )
Fibromyalgia, Microscopic Colitis, Elevated ANA (1:1280) 09/07
Mom of three. Daughter with gene marker for Celiac. No signs of disease

Donna
Long Island, NY




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