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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

      This Celiac.com FAQ on celiac disease will guide you to all of the basic information you will need to know about the disease, its diagnosis, testing methods, a gluten-free diet, etc.   Subscribe to FREE Celiac.com email alerts What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease? - list blood tests, endo with biopsy, genetic test and enterolab (not diagnostic) Celiac Disease Screening Interpretation of Celiac Disease Blood Test Results Can I be tested even though I am eating gluten free? How long must gluten be taken for the serological tests to be meaningful? The Gluten-Free Diet 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Going Gluten-Free Is celiac inherited? Should my children be tested? Ten Facts About Celiac Disease Genetic Testing Is there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases? Celiac Disease Research: Associated Diseases and Disorders Is there a list of gluten foods to avoid? Unsafe Gluten-Free Food List (Unsafe Ingredients) Is there a list of gluten free foods? Safe Gluten-Free Food List (Safe Ingredients) Gluten-Free Alcoholic Beverages Distilled Spirits (Grain Alcohols) and Vinegar: Are they Gluten-Free? Where does gluten hide? Additional Things to Beware of to Maintain a 100% Gluten-Free Diet Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes Where can I buy gluten-free stuff? Support this site by shopping at The Celiac.com Store.

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That's true that some people are more sensitive than others. I also think that just because that research is out doesn't mean we should be careless and go eat gluten because gluten does cause damage reaction or not your intestine pays. Now if this research is true and some people can handle small amounts without the damage that's great but I personally am not going to risk it at this time. My question would be how long has this research been going on and who conducted it? You see many doctors don't even know about celiac so how am I going to be told by these people that a little won't hurt me? Last time I checked with my doctor and GI doctor about small amounts they said nooo unless I don't want to get better. This could very well have changed and this research may very well be true but I went through so much and I'm just skeptical and unless something is 100% proven and guaranteed I will avoid even crumbs but this is everyones personal decision.

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Hello Sada,

I think, you're right. He should try to go completely gluten-free. At least for a few month, so he could make a better decision. Just keep on trying to talk him into that. Maybe it works. Good luck for that.

Hugs, Stef

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That's just too funny...never thought I would see an article like that...but hey I like it :lol:

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The problem with that is, that there might be some real celiacs among those glutenfree hobbyists and because they go glutenfree, it's impossible to diagnose that. And couple of month later, when they get bored of their new hobby, the real problems might start.

Hugs, Stef

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