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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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I am about 99% certain I will be moving to Birmingham later this year to start a new job. I would like to know how readily available gluten free foods are and where to buy them. I used to travel to Huntsville a lot with a previous job and liked it there a lot. Any gluten free requests were readily accomodated. It was when I asked to hold the salt is when I would get funny looks from people.

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Hey my husband's company has a possible relocation job opening there. They moving package $$ is not nearly enough to cover the the loss we will have to take trying to sell our house here in MI. The ways things are going it still might be an option we have to consider. So let me know what you find out.

Laura

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Janetw - Thank you for the link.

Mommida - Michigan is an absolute disaster area right now and I don't see how this state will ever recover. It is going to end up becoming a low rent economic backwater. The only job opportunities I can find are in the South. I still have my current job and am only working every other week though. My brother was just told that his employer is leaving Michigan and he has a choice of Texas, South Carolina or unemployment by the end of April.

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Janetw - Thank you for the link.

Mommida - Michigan is an absolute disaster area right now and I don't see how this state will ever recover. It is going to end up becoming a low rent economic backwater. The only job opportunities I can find are in the South. I still have my current job and am only working every other week though. My brother was just told that his employer is leaving Michigan and he has a choice of Texas, South Carolina or unemployment by the end of April.

Thanks to Janet for providing the link as well!

Hi - and we welcome you to Birmingham. There is lots of information on our blog at www.birminghamceliac.spaces.live.com to get you everywhere you can find gluten-free food here. We have a very active group, with monthly informational meetings, and gluten-free dinner club meetings.

I look forward to meeting you!

Rebecca - Director BCDSG

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