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Cargo

Member Since 04 May 2013
Offline Last Active May 30 2013 12:13 PM
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Do I Need To Be Diagnosed?

04 May 2013 - 04:12 PM

For many many years I've known that most of my issues fall in the celiac symptom category...but I've chosen to ignore that because I didn't want to deal with going gluten free.

 

I've contacted my doctor to see if they'll do a test for me...I don't plan on stopping eating gluten until after the diagnosis comes back.

 

But if they refuse to do the test (it's the VA healthcare system, they might) and I choose to go gluten free, is there any other reason to make sure they diagnose me?  Is there anything that needs to be monitored by a doctor after going gluten free or is that it?

 

Thanks!