Jump to content

Follow Us:   Twitter Facebook Celiac.com Forum RSS      

Get email alerts  Subscribe to FREE Celiac.com email alerts
arrowShare this page:
Subscribe Today!

Celiac.com Sponsor:
Celiac.com Sponsor:
- - - - -

Newly Diagnosed And Have No Idea What To Do Next

  • Please log in to reply

15 replies to this topic



    Community Member

  • Advanced Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 48 posts

Posted 24 October 2012 - 09:32 AM

A couple more quick items...it is common for insurance to deny capsule endoscopy, but you don't need that for confirmation of Celiac Disease. It is usually used if there are ongoing issues with Celiac...it kind of suprises me your dr even suggested it.

You shouldn't need to fast for the Celiac Panel Blood test...I have had it & all 4 of my children & none of us had to fast. Your blood work that you mentioned that was taken earlier very likely may be normal. Most clinics don't routinely do the Celiac Panel, so I highly doubt that would have been taken.

Personally, I would like to see all children routinely get tested for Celiac Disease at one of the school well-visit checks...especially since it starts with a simple blood test.

Anyways...just wanted to add those other thoughts...
  • 0

Celiac.com Sponsor:

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

Celiac.com Sponsors: