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    Dr. Rodney Ford is a Pediatric Gastroenterologist. He was Professor of Pediatrics at the Christchurch School of Medicine. He runs the Children's Gastroenterology and Allergy Clinic in New Zealand. He has written a series of 7 books on gluten (www.DrRodneyFord.com). His main theory is that symptoms from gluten reactions arise from brain and nerve damage. His latest book is "The Gluten Syndrome" which encapsulates current ideas and concepts of gluten and the harm that it does.

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    Looking at the technical/FDA information for BioPlex, it looks a little different from some other tests.  One test looks for IgA for both TTG and DGP, along with IgA deficiency, and the other looks for IgG for both TTG and DGP.  So it looks li...
    Thank you so much for your response.  It is very helpful.  We are in the US.  I am going to call the lab today, but I think you are right about them running the old tests.   I never received an official celiac diagnosis myself, but hav...
    Vitamin E in Foods that is added is not risky and harmful as you think. But if you take high doses of Vitamin E may be risky for bleeding in brain. It is highly suggested by the National Institutes of Health diet allowance for Vitamin E is ...
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