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Discussions among parents of kids or babies with CD. Non-celiacs can discuss their experiences dealing with a friend or loved one with the disease.

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  5. How Long For Results For Your Kid?

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  6. Daughter Won Basket Of Food!

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  8. Introducing Baby Cereal

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  9. Is This Normal

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  10. Going To Insist In Testing

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  11. B-day Cake Picture

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  12. 6th Birthday - "cake" Ideas

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  13. Where Do I Start?

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  14. Cereal

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  15. Lunches For The Week

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  16. What Type Of Follow-up Is Needed?

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  17. Sugar

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  18. Apples?

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  19. 18 Month Old Just Tested

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  20. Waiting On Test Results (for Celiac)

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    JD........low white cell counts are common in autoimmune disease.  Mine were very low for my entire life ( I am now 61) and they have gone up to almost normal range now once I had been gluten free for awhile.  It did take a long time for them to bounce back, but they did.  I was diagnosed at age 46. All of your symptoms scream of Celiac so if you do not have an endoscopy, recheck of antibodies for...
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