This is great news...most especially is your GI's analysis -- this is not common, but it should be.
Caution -- Non-Celiac Gluten Intolerance can be just as severe in the areas of cross-contamination. Your husband will likely know if he is sensitive to minute amounts of gluten after a solid 3-6 months gluten-free.
Congratulations on the good news...hang tough and check back in if you have questions or simply need to vent a bit.
yes, there is a reason I chose this particular doctor and there is a reason he was so difficult to get into. When the office offered for my husband to see another physician in the practice I refused, I said I would wait as long as it takes to get him in with this particular physician because I knew him from work and am a patient of his as well. I talk to a lot of GI doctors and this one has always impressed me with his knowledge base and view on medicine. He went through my husbands schedule and eating habits and made personalized reccomendations for his eating habits. I have been nagging my husband about his eating habits for years saying that it could be just that making him sick. When the doctor said everything that I have been saying for years, my husband actually listened and is following through. Eating breakfast, eating snacks throughout the day to keep from overeating at the end of the day, avoiding soda's, wheat, and dairy products, and most of all avoiding processed foods. Little things but IMPORTANT to anyone dealing with GI issues.
I deal with a lot of physicians and there are a select few that I truely trust and respect. I wish there were more.