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    2000 Celiac.com Feedback


    Scott Adams

    From: Carol C.
    Subject: Case Histories
    Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2000 14:12:55 -0500


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    I am sending you a copy of a letter I am sending to my brothers doctor. My brothers story is sad as you will read from the letter. In fact, unknown to us, my entire family has suffered from celiac disease over many generations. Information from your web site has been copied and handed out, faxed, or emailed to many people, including doctors. . It has been our main source of insight and information.

    It is always a good feeling to know that your life has touched many and helped many, and your life has indeed done that. Thank you from my family. As a family we have only discovered celiac disease in our midst in the last few months. Here is the letter. Bruce probably would have gone on to become progressively more ill were it not for the information on related disorders that you provide. We await his biopsy results with hope for his renewed health.


    Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2000 13:56:57 -0600
    Subject: Website

    I would just like to thank you and anyone else that is responsible for providing such an excellent website. I am a new sprue and also a RN.
    I have been quite frustrated in the huge amount of conflicting and anecdotal information available to me. Your site seems to be balanced
    and has more primary source material.

    Thanks,
    Sharon Ward


    Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2000 23:20:32 -0500
    Subject: Please Add Me

    The hour is late, however I have to tell you just how much your site helped me tonight. My 8 year old son was just diagnosed with Celiac Disease - never having heard of it, you can imagine what all was running through my head as they explained to me the whys and wherefores!!! We return to the docs on Tuesday, your site helped me link to some very valuable information, giving me of course, a very long list of questions.... and the knowledge, that I should be tested, as I was told I had any number of things, the latter being IBS, I am also have thyroid disease, Hypothyroid, which too has been difficult to manage. I am just overwhelmed with the information so carefully laid out here. Im sure there have been those that have said Thank You - let me be counted among them - truly, you gave me a place to start from, where I had nothing... *smiles* thank you!!!! thank you!!!! thank you!!!!

    Please add me to your mailing list!
    Christine Schettig


    Date: Mon, 15 May 2000 11:03:03 -0400

    Dear Sir, Ive just received my first Celiac Support Page and want to tell you how very much it means to receive such current information.
    Ill not continue to bother you with e-mails but must thank you very sincerely for what you are doing. Sincerely, Joyce Dozois


    Date: Mon, 9 Oct 2000 15:07:27 EDT
    Subject: celiac websites

    Bless you or whoever put out the safe & forbidden food list, recipes, info, products etc...thank you, thank you, THANK YOU!!!! I have been omitting foods for 4 years, some which I dont have to omit. A whole new world just opened up for me between buying a computer and finding you guys. All too often people complain, so heres a compliment to brighten your day!! thanks again!


    From: Scott Wilterdink
    Subject: thanks!
    Date: Sun, 5 Nov 2000 04:13:06 -0600

    My name is also scott and Im writing to tell you how wonderful your web site is and will be for my friend Linda. She was recently diagnosed
    with celiac sprue disease, and like you, it took many doctors and many years of pain before someone came about this diagnosis. When i talked with her tonight, she was feeling really depressed because she was worrying what shed be able to eat, how she could find gluten-free products, and how she could stop the pain from coming back. Then, we found your wonderful web page! Not only do you explain more about the disease and give first hand experience to dealing with the disease, but u have gone out of your way to list countless numbers of web sites that will be beneficial to Linda, and other celiac sufferers.

    I just thought Id let you know that your hard work and effort has given Linda a much needed boost and change in attitude. They always say if i can just reach one person and help them, all the work is worth it. well my friend, your work was well worth it because you have helped put a smile back on Lindas face and hopefully it stays there for many years to come!

    Thanks again!
    Scott Wilterdink


    Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2000 21:31:24 -0600

    I am the Linda that Scott Wilterdink wrote to you about a couple of days of ago. I was in really getting in a deep depression and wondering how I was going to continue my own existence! I mean in order to eat I had to find something I could eat. However, every thing I was finding was just telling what the disease was. NOT what I do about being able to find the proper foods to heal my pain and suffering. You have been a God send to me as well as my friend Scott. I cant thank you enough. You have gone to an enormous amount of work to build your web site and I for one, cant tell you what it has meant to me. I will go through it like a fine tooth comb.. I dont want to miss a word or meaning. I want to also go just as thoroughly through the other web sites. Again I thank you so much for some hope that I was being to think was hopeless. I was worried about 2 sons and one son has 3 children of his own. I couldnt imagine passing on a gene that could make my grandbabies or my own babies suffer as I have without having a way to help them. And thanks to you... I have that answer now. I could go on forever on my feelings of your help and I wouldnt come close to how much it means to me. You have done a great job and great justice to anyone with celiac. I will surely send anyone in our position straight to you. I wish there was something I could do to repay you the life you have given back to me. I had given up. I was depressed and now I see a light at the end of the tunnel and with a husband that loves the challenge to help me and so VERY supportive.. I am one of the luckiest women in the world. and you have been a big part of me feeling so good about me again for the first time in many years!! I know that Scott W. has thanked you but I wanted to do that personally myself. What you are doing is so wonderful. So God bless you....you have to be one of his guardian angels.. I think maybe you have this disease because He knew how useful you would be to all the rest of us that just sit around feeling sorry for ourselves instead of doing what you have done. But no more of that. I intend to learn everything about this that is I possibly can and look at life as a positive thing rather than one that is just pain and suffering every morning. Thanks to YOU. That isnt true anymore.. I wake up feeling little pain to none on some days. And that my, guardian angel... is due to your efforts and hard work! I thank God every minute for friends like you and Scott W. Without people like you in the world...well it just wouldnt be the wonderful place that people like you two make it!!!! Thank you so much again..
    From a fellow celiac from depression to loving life without pain again!!!
    Linda Koenig


    Date: 5 Dec 2000 19:06:58 -0800

    Hello, My name is Anna and I take care of an geriatric patient and have had my first encounter with a gluten intolerant person. I have visited this site many times and have received countless amount of help. w/o this site, Im sure this patient would be dead or close to it. At the time I started research on gluten intolerance and what it was exactly...she had already lost 35 pounds and was steadily losing. I emailed this site and received via snail mail various articles, cook books, pamphlets. Need I say...they have become our bibles and w/o them, we would be totally lost. I have emailed this site many times and my questions have always been answered quickly. I was truly surprised of the amount of ppl who arent even aware of this disease/condition....even her own doctor and our dietitian was not even aware of things she could or couldnt have. But, needless to say, with the help of this site...I have enlightened them!! I would really appreciate being put on the email list of updates and various a
    Sincerely,
    Anna Gibson

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    In 1994 I was diagnosed with celiac disease, which led me to create Celiac.com in 1995. I created this site for a single purpose: To help as many people as possible with celiac disease get diagnosed so they can begin to live happy, healthy gluten-free lives. Celiac.com was the first site on the Internet dedicated solely to celiac disease. In 1998 I founded The Gluten-Free Mall, Your Special Diet Superstore!, and I am the co-author of the book Cereal Killers, and founder and publisher of Journal of Gluten Sensitivity.

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    Scott Adams
    Date: Sat, 13 Jan 1996 08:31:23 -0800
    Subject: Celiac Helped
    Thanks Scott,
    I have been wheat free and pain free for almost two weeks now. The
    only exception was when I ate some corn,(I admit, a lot of corn.) which caused some bloating for two days. I now believe that the gluten was causing the problem. I am 51 years old and quit teaching karate because of the symptoms of Celiac Disease. I am now considering going back into Karate. Thanks again. It feels like I got my life back. -Frank
    Date: Mon, 22 Jan 1996 12:57:28 -0500
    Subject: Great Site!

    Thanks for all the great info on gluten. It has made my life easier.
    Karen Date: Wed, 24 Jan 96 01:37:02 0500
    From: Richard K. Puder
    First, before I get to the subject above, I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart (or even small bowel!) for all the wonderful work you
    have done in creating a fabulous web site. The very first search that I did on the Internet was to search for Sprue in Yahoo, and lo and behold, I found your home page. And what a find! It enabled me to gather information in a brief period of time that I couldnt possibly have found if I had visited 20 libraries and spent months. If there is anything I can do to be of assistance, please ask.
    Date: Sat, 27 Jan 96 06:26:11
    Subject: Thank you

    Hi Scott,
    your information is wonderful, and very nicely put together. It finally convinced my husband to go get himself tested. I wont bore you with gory details. Thanks, A. Sheldahl Date: Sat, 27 Jan 1996 10:33:40 -0500
    From: D. Resch
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    Debbie Resch
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    Date: Tue, 30 Jan 1996 01:05:22 -0500
    Subject: Julia Dear Mr. Adams,
    Last week, my 4 year-old daughter underwent both an endoscopy and colonoscopy. With results of her biopsy confirming celiac, I cant tell you how relieved I am to find a home page such as your own on the web.
    Date: Tue, 30 Jan 1996 01:07:07 -0500
    Dear Mr. Adams,
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    Michael Brady
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    From: Charles Jarvis Jr.
    Subject: Scotts Celiac Disease / Gluten Intolerance Help Page Thanks for a great celiac homepage. Keep up the wonderful work. Its much appreciated.
    Date: Sat, 3 Feb 1996 23:22:54 -0600
    Subject: Wonderful work I hadnt read your info for months and I am so impressed with the wonderful job youre doing. Shortly before our support group meeting in March, Ill
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    - Lynn Samuel
    Date: Tue, 13 Feb 1996 13:22:53 -0500
    Subject: Congratulations All of us at IMMCO Diagnostics are very impressed with your web site. We have been perusing the site over the last month. It is very informative and thorough. Your efforts to disseminate this valuable information to celiac sufferers is commendable. Feel free to contact us if you require information, articles, or content for your page. We would be happy to help.
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    Kevin Lawson
    Date: Thu, 15 Feb 1996 08:48:15 -0500
    Subject: Celiac disease I have just joined America-on-line and have accessed your Scotts Celiac Page. This is a letter of appreciation for all the work you have done to help
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    Date: Mon, 26 Feb 1996 10:30:44 EST
    From: MS. BRENDA DAVIS
    Subject: Scotts Celiac Page Please add me to your list for updates and changes at your celiac site. I have enjoyed your site very much. It was the first place I found when desperately looking for celiac information. I found it sometime last October and I can truly say that it changed my life after not having any information after being diagnosed celiac approximately about a year and a half ago. I appreciate your hard work on this.
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    Subject: just wanted to thank you Hi, my name is Michael and I wanted to thank you for you great home page. My grandmother is a Celiac patient and she is lost as to what to do. She heard about something called the internet and I told her I would look. I did look and their was no better place than yours. Your home page and the various links will make her day. She is 75, which is strange for Celiac patients but also it is harder for her to learn or even know where to look. Thanks to you she now does. This disease needs to be brought out in the open, it seems like many people have it yet, not many companies etc... cater to them. It is very hard to find these products but you have helped. Thanks again!
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    Subject: Celiac Home Page What a great site! This is a great example of the real benefit of the Internet. I was born with celiac, although it was not diagnosed until I was about 3! I dont remember, but my parents say the first few years of my life was hell for them and me. I felt I grew out of it at about 18 so I went off my gluten free diet. Mainly so I could drink beer. I am 31 now, but due to not feeling as well as I think I could, and possible long-term consequences, I think I am getting back on the diet to see what happens. Part of this action stems from my young nephew who also might have the
    disease. At least its being considered and tested for with diet these days! Your home page will be an invaluable resource as I, and my nephew, try
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    Date: Tue, 23 Apr 1996 22:26:51 -0400
    To: sadams@hooked.net
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    cookbooks, and newsletters. All of these things are a godsend to someone who thought Id never eat bread, cookies, pastas, and cakes again. Thank you for impacting my life in such a positive fashion.
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    Date: Sat, 23 Nov 1996 11:40:49 -0800
    From: Fullerton, Stephanie
    Hi I just wanted to tell you that last spring my 11 year old son had to do a paper on a disease. He said he did not want to do something everyone knew about so I suggested Sprue because my mom had it all my life and I always was interested in it. At work I printed out your information and he loved reading it (much more than the medical books we got at the library!). He got an A on his report and the teachers comment was that it was very interesting! My mother passed away six years ago and I am so sorry she never got to see sprue on the internet!!
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    Scott Adams
    Date: Sun, 26 Jan 1997 00:05:09 -0700
    From: Jane Warner
    Subject: Thank you & add me to the list
    Please add me to your e-mail list. Thank you. Wow! What else can I say after skimming your site? What a lot of thought and work went into these pages, and to good account, too. They are very well organized. I found a wealth of information that will help me get a good test for celiac disease. Thank you, thank you, thank you!
    Date: Wed, 29 Jan 1997 13:26:32 -0800
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    From: John Gruber
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    Subject: To Scott Adams Scott: Thanks so much for your original Celiac page! You literally saved my life. I had heard about Celiac disease on a TV program, but did not have the full picture of the disease until I hit your site in November of 1995. I had gone thru several doctors in an attempt to figure out what was wrong, including an endoscopy with a gastroenterologist. (My regular MD, who was completely stumped by this condition, asked me if I was claustrophobic!) I suffered with the symptoms of this disease for 2 long years, and within 2-3 days after dumping the wheat I was back to normal. After this ordeal was over, I began backtracking into family history, and quickly realized that my Grandmother had been plagued with this disease, and that my Father had the disease as well. He had been taking Dapsone from his dermatologist for 15 years for various rashes. I quickly put the pieces together and confronted his doctor with this new information. He appeared to be quite stunned by the findings. At any rate, my fathers stomach and skin problems, as well as my stomach problems were all cured your article. I had not experienced any of my Celiac symptoms until November, 1993, (at age 33), when the symptoms appeared after taking daily dosages of Nuprin for reoccurring headaches I was having. Has anyone else been affected by the Nuprin that also suffers from Celiac Disease? Also, have you noticed the irritating Imodium ads on TV lately? They appear to be directly targeted toward the celiac disease crowd. While the ads are portraying individuals in humorous moments, Im sure it affects Celiacs in a very negative way, and I wonder if there has been any contact by your group with the manufacturers of Imodium. Again, thanks for all your help. You started me on the road to recovery and I thank you for that.
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    Totally unrelated, at age 16 I developed a terrible skin disease which was finally brought under control in my late 20s with a medicine called Dapsone. I was told at age 16 that I had a disease caller Dermatitis Herpetiformis and it would last 15 years or so...wrong.
    Many years later, at age 50-something I had a routine bone densitometry test because I began to see a small hump developing on my back. DX: SEVERE OSTEOPOROSIS! Now that was a shocker! I expected to hear early Osteo, but never SEVERE!
    One year later, on the internet you, Mr. Scott Adams put it all together. I cant believe the connections! My mother has severe osteoporosis and
    arthritis, my daughter has multiple sclerosis. I am still in shock! When I added my name to your e-mail list, I couldnt even tell you how you
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    Date: Wed, 2 Apr 1997 07:21:34 -0500
    Subject: Celiac Website The other day Cindy in NJ sent me an email in response to my query about dextrins and maltodextrins suggesting that I look at Scott Adams web site, Celiac Support Page. Its incredible and I cannot believe that I hadnt discovered it sooner. I highly recommend this to all of you as its clearly written and extensive. For instance, his Other WWW Sites that deal with celiac disease is 14 pages long when printed out!
    That list of 4 pages is Safe & Forbidden Lists. From there you can go to Whats New?, FAQ, Broad Overview of celiac disease, Celiac in the 90s, History of celiac disease, Treatment for CE, Diseases Which Resemble celiac disease and Related Disorders, Research Data on celiac disease, etc. As I said the site is
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    Subject: Your site I have entered your web site a number of times. You are certainly doing a great service to celiacs and DHers. I imagine people get to your site
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    Also, you may or may not know that I am the new (since Oct. 1996) president of CSA/USA. Thanks. Again congratulations on all the good work. Keep it up! Janet Rinehart in Houston.
    Date: Sun, 13 Apr 1997 20:56:49 -0700
    From: Richard Tanasi
    Subject: SPRUE THANK YOU VERY MUCH ! I HAVE JUST BEEN DIAGNOSED AND YOUR LETTER ON THE HOME PAGE DESCRIBES WHAT I WENT THROUGH TO THE TEE. ON -GOING FOR YEARS.I HAVE SURFED THE NET AND BY FAR THIS IS THE BEST.IT GIVES ME PLENTY OF INFORMATION AND DIRECTION. I HOPE MY NEW DIET WILL WORK ITS TWO FOLD BOTH GLUTEN FREE AND LACTOSE INTOLERANT. THINGS COULD BE WORSE. AGAIN THANK YOU FOR TAKING THE TIME AND IF I CAN BE OF ANY HELP,LET ME KNOW. RICK
    From: Kathleen Shipley
    Date: Mon, 12 May 1997 21:30:02 -0500 Thank you so much for all the time and effort (not to mention money) that you have dedicated to your web site. It is wonderful! You will never know how much it has helped many, many people. My husband found it soon after I was diagnosed. The doctor had diagnosed me quickly, but his information was pretty worthless. Your web site explained everything and gave me hope. Please add me to the automatic update e-mail list. Thank you very much! Keep up the good work!
    - Kathleen Shipley
    Date: Wed, 21 May 1997 22:04:22 -0400 (EDT)
    Subject: Please add me to e-mail list We are about to start the diagnostic blood tests for our daughter . The pieces of the puzzle may be coming together and we were wonder if there is any link to heredity, as my husbands sister was considered years ago to be lactose intolerant as an infant and has suffered years from unexplained migraine headaches. There is an * after the reference to headaches as a symptom. I could not find the footnote it refers to. Could you help me find more info on it. This page may be very helpful to not only our daughter who is 2 ½ years old and only weights 23 lbs. and is only 33 inches tall, but may also help her aunt lead a fuller life, free from headaches. Thank you so much for the time youve spent in this endeavor. I wonder if you fully realize how much it really means and the number of people you may reach. Thank you again!

    Date: Fri, 23 May 1997 22:03:58 -0400
    From: Duane Kling
    Subject: Just another fan letter !
    I am so impressed with this site i cant even tell you. all the info i have found is so easy to understand and so helpful .i have told so many people about you in the past week . keep up the great job and i look forward to your news letter that i already signed up for. thank you, thank you, thank you !!!!!!!!!!!
    Laure Kling
    Date: Wed, 11 Jun 1997 01:15:36 -0400 (EDT)
    Hello Scott. First, I want to thank you for all the helpful info that you provide about celiac disease. You have no idea how many you have helped with your
    outstanding site. I have a nephew (age 3) that almost died before diagnosed at 18 months. His Mom (my sister) was diagnosed 6 months ago even though over-weight and asymptomatic. I have been printing and mailing them tons of educational material for about a month now. I live in Texas and they live near Windsor, Ontario, Canada. My sister belongs to the Tri-County group near Detroit (Jim Lyles group) as well as a small group in
    Canada. The group in Canada does not have anyone on the internet and they have none of the latest info. My sister would like to share some of the
    articles Ive sent her with the group members and is currently trying to set up an education committee. One thing we feel very strongly about is that everyone must always be told to verify info and be responsible for their own decisions. Personally, my sis is zero tolerance,
    very strictly gluten-free (by USA standards).
    Your info on related disorders has been enlightening, to say the least. We have several family members that need testing. Our Mom was just tested by a very good (celiac informed) Dr. and found to only have IBS. Sounds fishy, I know, but he had a gazillion tests run. She is also diabetic(Type 2) and had colon cancer 10 yrs ago. She gets that awful test every year. Anyway, we have about half of those disorders that you list in our family members and, thanks to people like you, we know now that we must investigate further. We have been helped so much by the net info that we cant help but want to share with others who really seem in need. Thank you again. We value your opinions.
    - Diane Wright
    Date: Fri, 13 Jun 1997 18:02:57 +1000
    From: Bruce Gary

    Hi Scott, just browsing for info on celiac disease. I got to say this is a really well designed site; uncluttered, logical, and to the point.
    Congratulations, it says a lot about you.
    Cheers,
    Bruce Gray Date: Sun, 22 Jun 1997 16:27:41 -0700 Because of contact with your page, I went on a gluten- and lactose-free diet about a year ago and all my symptoms have disappeared.
    Additionally, many other symptoms I didnt even recognize as symptoms any more because I had had them for so long disappeared.
    Thank you for helping me make my life happy and meaningful after so many years of terrible suffering while doctors simply showed me the palms of
    their hands and then acted insulted when I cured everything by going on a gluten- and lactose-free diet.
    You are a very special guy and I owe my health, vigor and freedom from pain to you and Ill never forget that. You can count on that. If there is ever any way you feel I could repay you for all youve done for me, you have my address.
    - Joe Clemens
    From: Ruth Campagna
    Subject: Thank you
    Date: Sat, 19 Jul 1997 14:37:09 -0400
    Scott, thank you for all the work that you have done to make so much helpful information available to us. Just when youve been beaten down by
    one more doctor who has no clue, it is so nice to be able to hand them a copy of one of your articles with a smile and a suggestion that perhaps
    they might find this information useful....and you dont feel so alone.
    Date: Mon, 18 Aug 1997 18:14:06 -0400 (EDT)
    Subject: overwhelmed  
    Dear Scott,
    I have just finished four consecutive hours on your web site and have bookmarked as much information as I thought I needed to help educate my
    doctor, myself, and my family.....even our accountant will get drawn into this when it comes to tax deductions! I want to tell you that I am more than impressed with the quality and the quantity of the work which you have presented......and I dont impress easily!! It is just absolutely unreal, and I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart. You will never know how grateful to you and your efforts I am!!
    Thank you for being in my life.
    Sincerely,
    Carole Hagstrom
    Date: Sat, 15 Nov 1997 12:09:39 -0500
    Subject: Thank You Dear Scott, I am a new celiac, (This year.) I live in a rural area and do not have access to a lot of information on gluten intolerance. There is a support group for my area, but it is 147 miles round trip on 2 lane highways. I have joined the group but will not be able to attend much. Your site is a God-send for me and I would like you to know how grateful I am for your site.
    Thank You; Sue Grupczynski
    Date: Sun, 16 Nov 1997 10:49:15 -0500 (EST)
    Subject: congratulations! I read your deserved excellent reviews--may I add mine. The best overall resource, and one I visit whenever you add new items
    Thanks, congrats.
    Chris
    Date: Mon, 17 Nov 1997 21:38:48 -0500 (EST)
    Subject: celiac disease Please add me to your mailing list. You have no idea what you have done for my husband. If not for your page, I honestly believe he would not be alive today. He has not been able to work for the past 5 years. We hasnt had the money for him to see a Doctor. I have a friend whos son had celiac disease, she said my husbands symptoms seemed the same as her sons. By the way her son was diagnosed while on a business trip in Canada. I got on my computer and found your page, he is following the diet and buys gluten free bread and all the other gluten free products we need. We now believe that all the people in my husbands family have celiac disease. That was a year ago. I have created several recipes and altered many more. Recently, the husband of another friend, who has been very sick for years without doctors finding the cause, took the information I got from your page to her husbands doctor. He finally referred him to a gastroenterologist and was found to have celiac disease. He was 66 year old man who was down to 120 pounds at 6 feet tall. Today he is healthy. I know my husband needs to see a doctor but right now there is just no way. I am trying.
    Thank you for doing what you do. We are more grateful than you will ever know.
    Sincerely,
    D. Penningto
    Date: Thu, 4 Dec 1997 19:44:06 -0600
    From: Dr. Noakes
    Subject: Re: celiac list I know that you are not expecting a reply to your email, but I wanted to say thanks very much for connecting me to your email list, and also that I
    think your web page is the best out of all the Celiac pages Ive seen. Looking forward to communicating with you,
    Kate
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology

    Scott Adams
    Date: Mon, 06 Jan 2003 07:19:02 0000
    Subject: Newsletter
    Just wanted you to know that Ive just finished reading all three issues of the Scott Free
    newsletter. It is excellent! It is very professional; interesting articles. The
    newsletter seems to have started at a good time--I was just diagnosed with Celiac Disease
    in October 2002, and have been emersing myself in information about it. Thank you and
    keep up the good work!!
    Subject: thanks
    Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2003 12:35:28 -0600
    Thanks for the great website. I refer to it and recommend it all the time. Also I love your Scott Free newsletter. I have formed a local support group and used reference material from celiac.com all the time. You have helped many people.

    Keep up the good work!
    Lila Brendel
    Date: Fri, 7 Feb 2003 11:35:52 -0800 (PST)
    Subject: Thank you
    This is just a simple comment saying thank you for this website. I just turned 19 and have had stomach problems for 11 years now. Ive been to doctors before telling me that they thought it was nothing and so forth, and then I came upon this website and did a little "testing" as far as what I ate and what the results were. Sure enough I self-diagnosed myself and went on a Gluten-Free Diet after making another doctors appointment. It took nearly 2 months to finally get to the Doctor, but by then I had already determined I knew what was wrong with my body and had told him my situation and what I believed to be the problem. I had blood work done and they determined that I had celiac disease. I just want to thank you because you have no idea how much this boosts my emotions and my
    self-esteem, b/c i will finally be able to gain weight, and most importantly be able to live a Healthy life. Thank you so much
    -Patrick Dangolhick
    Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2003 15:35:00 EST
    Subject: Re: 2002 Summer Newsletter
    Scott,
    Your website was my salvation when I was recently diagnosed with Celiac Disease. The doctor just told me to go on a gluten free diet and that was all the info I got. I ordered Shelly Longs book and the info I got from your site has given me the info I needed to start this whole new life style. Thank you for your website and the hard work (I know) you do to maintain and update it!
    A Fan,
    Pat Minnigh
    Subject: Scott-Free Newsletter
    Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2003 09:10:50 -0500
    I dont usually send testimonials, but your newsletter is an excellent
    source of up-to-date information about Celiac Disease. I highly recommend
    it to anyone with celiac disease.
    Regards,
    Mack Cawthon
    Subject: Re: newsletter
    Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2003 15:48:48 -0600
    Thanks Scott, I want to tell you how much I appreciate your site. I am a mental health therapist and am accustomed to reading the original articles in journals. In several cases, I read the original article and your review later. I found your reviews to be on track in conveying the essential information in a vocabulary that is accessible to the layperson. Your site is my first stop when I need to do some research on a celiac topic. The Scott-Free newsletter appears to be maintaining that high standard already. Thank you for making being the mom of a kid with celiac a little less stressful.
    Kathleen Apodaca
    Date: Thu, 15 May 2003 21:29:09 EDT
    Subject: I just want to say thank you!
    I am 22 years old and I have been suffering with this disease for a number of years. My stomach would wake me up everyday with severe intestinal cramps and then I would commandeer the bathroom for about an hour (I am sure you know what I mean). Sometimes my intestines would wake me up in the middle of the night and I would be in the bathroom for hours. Just like you I have had a barrage of tests ranging from liver tests to being diagnosed with IBS. I did everything I could to restrict my diet (except eliminating gluten of course) but nothing seemed to help, until I began to eat less and less food because I was literally scared to eat. I gave up on doctors or ever possibly finding a cure. I began to rapidly lose weight, I scared my friends and family who automatically thought I was an anorexic (which is not the case fear of becoming fat and fear of food because it will make you ill are two different things). So anyway my mother found this page emailed it to me and I thought "I can give this diet a shot? Why not?", I am happy to report that I have not had the slightest bit of pain since starting this diet. I wake up in the morning and I could honestly cry because it is such a relief to not feel sick everyday with no apparent cause. I apologize for rambling but I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart because without you I might have died. So thank you again. You are a Godsend.
    Feeling Healthy,
    Trish
    Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2003 09:33:42 -0400
    Subject: Re: Celiac.com
    Dear Scott,
    I must tell you that your site celiac.com saved my life. Its a long story, but I was just diagnosed with celiac at the age of 45 after a life time of stomach, bowel, joint and muscle problems. With the help of a nutritionist and your site, I was properly diagnosed and Im feeling better than I have ever felt in my life! Thank you for your continued hard work. We must continue to get the word out to friends, family and especially doctors, who seem to feel that celiac is not a major illness.
    Take care and thanks a million.
    Rita Gurkin
    Date: Sat, 12 Jul 2003 18:12:04 -0400
    Subject: Thank you!!!!
    Hi,
    I just found your site. It is absolutely incredible. My 18 year old son is celiac and some(most) of the recipes are so fantastic I cant wait to make them. I am just as excited about them as he is. He is going off to university in Sept. and most of the recipes say they keep well. One less worry for me, to know he has food he can eat!
    Thank you so very much for all the work you have put into your site. You are a God-send!
    Myra Lewis
    Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2003 22:09:40 EDT
    Subject: comments
    I would like to congratulate you on your website, and newsletters.
    The information is fantastic and very helpful.. Recently diagnosed with gluten intolerance (yeast and casein), I find your site one of the best for being informative.
    thanks, Linda Rendely
     
    Subject: Thank you
    Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 15:30:33 -0700
    The website is fabulous, well-constructed, and very useful. Thank you so much!
    Leigh Davisson
    Subject: RE: Scott-Free Newsletter - Technical Support
    Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 08:56:39 -0500
    Hi Scott,
    Thanks for the info on the newsletter. Please accept my sincere thank you
    for all the effort and work you put into producing the newsletter. I find
    it to be a most valuable resource in managing my sons celiacs disease.
    Best wishes for a safe and happy holiday season to you and your family.
    Best wishes,
    Lori Uerz
    Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2003 09:15:14 -0700
    Subject: Re: Celiac.com
    Scott, thanks SO much for your help. I dont know how much of a one-person effort your newsletter is, but kudos to you and those who might be helping you. My daughter was not physically well enough to work but was always looking for ways in which to help others. Her ideas were grand but her diseases (diabetes and glucogen storage disease) were too devastating and her life all too short. She would have been 28 on December 18. I applaud your efforts to pass along such vital information to those who are gluten intolerant.
    Have a blessed holiday season!
    Terri Curry
     
    Date: Sun, 21 Dec 2003 06:52:52 -0600
    Celiac.com Update!Dear Mr. Adams,
    I just had to send a note of thanks to you...I appreciate all the information you provide through celiac.com. Very informative and helpful!
    Coming to learn about celiac disease/gluten intolerance in my family has answered many questions with health problems throughout the years. Having the information from your web site has been a primary source of information for us as we move from chronic sickness to new vitality. Thanks so much...you are a blessing.
    Grace and peace to you.
    Bonnie Hafeman

    Scott Adams
    Subject: Celiac.com
    Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2004 09:48:56 -0500
    Hello,
    I found out that I had celiac sprue 3 years ago. I just wanted to thank you all for such a great web site. Of all the places on the web for celiac I find yours the most informative. I learned things here that I havent found anywhere. I signed up for the free news letter and I will visit your site regularly. Thankyou for helping me understand more what is going on with myself. Lets get more doctors aware of this as I have had systoms of this disease sense since the age of 16 ( I am currently 33) I am very poor I wish that there were more enexpensive alternatives to replace the foods I now cant eat. Thanks to your site I realize that I need to save money to get tested for type 1 diabetes. Thankyou again for your informative site.
    Christine Thomas
     
    Subject: Article in Feb. 04 Readers Digest
    Date: Sun, 1 Feb 2004 10:39:17 -0800
    Hi Scott-

    Your work on Celiac.com is greatly appreciated! Im a long-time nurse (42 years) and the grandmother of 4-year-old Katie who was diagnosed shortly before her 3rd birthday by her mother (my daughter). Katies diagnosis has not been confirmed by an official lab test or procedure, but it is obvious by her symptoms. She has been on a strict gluten-free diet since we first became aware of her problem. Contrary to my wishes and advice, they chose to continue with the diet and have her tested when she is a bit older. I believe this is based on the fact that Katies dad is in a bit of denial, thinking she will outgrow it.

    Keep up the great work!
    Alice
     
    Date: Sun, 08 Feb 2004 11:31:37 -0500
    Subject: Rice Beverages

    Dear Mr. Adams:
    I first want to express my sincere appreciation for your website. Because of the information it provided, I was able to diagnose the cause of my daughters asthma and skin rashes. In addition, I have cured my own, chronic bronchial and sinusoidal infections. THANK YOU!
    Robert L Fireovid
     
    Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2004 17:50:00 EST
    Subject: Celiac.com
    Hello Scott, I want to tell you how absolutely fabulous your newsletter is. THANKYOU!
    Yesterday, I received an e-mail about subscribing to the newsletter. I assumed that
    because I am a subscriber, my subscription must be running out so I renewed for
    another year. Please check to be sure the renewal that I did yesterday will extend my
    current subscription. Thank you again for a fabulous newsletter.

    Laurie Whitehill
     
    Date: Fri, 14 May 2004 07:53:44 -0500
    Subject: Re: Celiac.com Update
    Celiac.com Update Dear Scott,
    It never ceases to amaze me...the information you provide lines up so well
    with our experience with gluten intolerance and numerous issues related.

    The article Are Commensal Bacteria with a taste for Gluten the Missing Link
    in the Pathogenesis of Celiac Disease? by Roy S. Jamron is excellent. I
    believe you have hit on the biggest breakthrough with celiac disease and
    gluten sensitivity...that being the role of bacteria.
    This bacteria issue is something Ive become well familiar with in our search
    for answers for myself, our daughter and a friend. In my case, Klebsiella
    pneumonia and Helicobacter Pylori were present, in our daughters case and my
    friends case, no pathogenic bacteria was found. But, in each of our
    situations, we were lacking adequate amounts of friendly bacteria
    (Bifidobacteria and lactobacillus). I believe this is the missing link.
    Perhaps not the presence of a pathogenic bacteria, but simply the lack of
    healthy bacteria. Each of us had been prescribed numerous antibiotics in the
    past as well.
    Thanks so much for the work you do. Great Job!
    Grace and peace to you,
    Bonnie Hafeman
     
    Subject: Re: Free Food
    Date: Wed, 1 Dec 2004 05:21:31 -0500
    Scott,

    In 1996/1997 I was dying. I was around 31 years old. I had gone bankrupt, could not hold jobs, and was close to destitute. I could only work two days a week and was living in a small one bedroom apt. I had accomplished nothing in my life that I wanted to, never had a girlfriend (sick all the time), and was starting to lose my eyesight from bleeding in the back of the eye. When I went to the toilet, and I did often, it was all water...and nothing was digested. My stomach grew out like the children in Africa who starve does.

    I knew I would not last long. My goal was to get better so all I ate was healthy food. Lots of grains- wheat, rye, barley, etc- in soups and other ways...and I was failing. It was all I could do to work those two days to pay the bills as the rest of the time I spent in bed or near the bathroom.

    I remembered my mother saying I was sick as a very young child (one or two?) and after many specialists they could find nothing wrong and I was dying. The Doc said try taking him off gluten for a few months and see. It worked, I did live. But I was never really healthy...and never near 100% in studies or attention.

    As I lay there realizing I would be dying soon, I looked up gluten on AOL...and your site came up first. I saw the symptoms (a few of which were mine such as diarrhea, ADD, lethargy, and the like.) and I realized I was on to something.

    The next eight years have seen vast improvements in some parts of my life. I am slowly getting at goals I have been yearning to do for decades (such as the website, originally a magazine). Unfortunately the test has been not bingeing and realizing the community is wrong. I am now in the midst of the 14th day free of ALL grains. Only fruits, vegetables, meat, and water have gone into me. I am feeling much better for the first time, though still run down. I cannot eat anything except basic food groups or I think I will never get away from the addiction, for addiction it is.

    Although I am struggling now financially I am still healing and find I am able to work more than I was even 4 years ago..

    If anyone needs to pay someone it is I paying you. As I said in a letter once, your site changed my life and I have spent many an hour talking to people to help change theirs too. All I can say is my political aspirations revolve around the truest sense of making the world better and helping all people. If I ever get to a state or federal level you will hopefully feel proud that you were part of it and any good that I can do while up there.

    Thanks for everything.
    Bob Hoffman

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    Ingredients:
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    Roxanne Bracknell
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    Jefferson Adams
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