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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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Today I watched as my 4 and 5 year olds finished up their sandwiches - crumbs everywhere!! Faces, hands, floor. Yesterday, I had to stop my daughter dipping her biscuit in my coffee, something that had been a daily ritual pre-diagnosis. Guess I'm still just getting used to the little things. And I guess my little things need to get used to some changes too!

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Mine are 3 and 5! It is taking a while to all get used to it - like that mum isn't going to stop halfway through breakfast to cut up toast or pick that pasta off the floor.

I have a slightly confusing system of cleaning cloths e.g. for wiping the table. Then there's those sticky hugs heading towards you...

I just realized their snacks are getting all over the stroller.

My 5 year old is really sweet, we get to share comparisons of what we can eat (he is nut free) and he looks out for me, and has started asking other people if things are gluten-free.

We all get to learn together I guess :)

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