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Member Since 08 Sep 2011
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Reliable Food Intolerance Testing

08 September 2011 - 06:59 AM


This is my first post on the Celiac.com Forum. A few weeks ago my lab results (blood work) tested positive for Celiac Disease (or gluten-intolerance). My gastroenterologist has since scheduled me in mid-October to have an endoscopy for the purpose of taking a biopsy of the villi in my small intestines. Of course, I've been contending with many typical (and a some atypical) symptoms of celiac disease for many years.

I've been told that many people with Celiac disease also have intolerances to other foods as well.

Question: Are there any food-intolerance tests which are scientifically proven to be reliable?

It seems everything I read on the Internet suggests that the reliability of most food-intolerance tests is not very good. Incidentally, I live in Ontario, Canada. I'd be looking for some testing procedure which would be available locally.

Many thanks...

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