Could This Be Cd?
Posted 14 September 2005 - 04:30 PM
Diagnosed with celiac disease in 1993
Totally gluten-free since 1993
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Posted 14 September 2005 - 05:18 PM
Posted 14 September 2005 - 05:22 PM
Gluten-free since January 2004
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Posted 14 September 2005 - 05:26 PM
If the lactaid pills don't work, then she may be intolerant to casein, the milk protein. People with casein intolerance have to avoid dairy just like gluten. She would have to read all labels. Casein is in a lot of things like most chocolate, chips, lactose free products, candy, baked goods, ect. I believe that I am casein intolerant, but I have never been tested.
Even more convincing is that she says her lactaid pills hardly ever work.
It would also be a good idea to suggest to her to get bloodwork done for celiac disease since she does have some of the symptoms.
Diagnosed with Celiac Disease in March 2004
Postitive tTg Blood Test, December 2003
Positive Biopsy, March 3, 2004
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