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Enterolab Results

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Posted 22 May 2005 - 02:28 PM

Hi, my enterolab results suggest gluten sensitivity. Does this mean I have celiac disease?
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Posted 22 May 2005 - 03:05 PM

Celiac disease can be the same thing as gluten sensitivity...it's not celiac if it's "non-celiac gluten sensitivity"

I don't know if they mean celiac disease on this or not... <_< Maybe someone who has used Enterolab before can help you. ;)
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Posted 22 May 2005 - 07:47 PM

My results came back suggesting that I have a gluten sensitivity and from what I understand, it I don't eat gluten-free, then there is a chance that I will get celiac disease. If I eat food with gluten, then I get uncontollable diarreah, but I don't get sick to my stomach as severe celiacs do. That is enough proof for me that I should not be eating gluten. I also think I am healthier now that I am not eating gluten. It isn't worth the risk to me so I choose to eat gluten-free. I had the gene testing through Enterolab as well as all the rest of the tests and have a granddaughter with celiac disease. Best wishes to you. Barbara
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Posted 22 May 2005 - 09:04 PM

Enterolab does not "diagnose" celiac disease itself, as they do not do a biopsy. (Dr. Fine plays it safe with his terminology here.) But it still means you need to avoid gluten.
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