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kater

Member Since 08 Nov 2012
Offline Last Active Nov 11 2012 07:18 AM
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#835785 A Relative Is Diagnosed Celiac- Won't Go Gluten-Free

Posted by kater on 11 November 2012 - 07:19 AM

Since being diagnosed I've told me immediate family they should get tested too. I'm not so worried on my mom's side but I think my dad and brother should get tested because my dad's sisters both have gi problems - one aunt has crohn's and IBS and the other has a whole bunch of food sensitivities - neither has been diagnosed celiac but still. My brother refuses to get tested because he doesn't have any symptoms. I've told him that you can have celiac without symptoms, but he just doesn't want to know. I get it...if you don't feel sick then it's probably way harder to cut out gluten, but I also don't want him to get osteoporosis and cancer :S. I don't think he has it, but it's not hard to get a blood test.
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