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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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  6. Newly Diagnosed Son Advice Please

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  7. Diabetes

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  8. Quick Question

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  9. Our Story

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  10. 3 1/2 Year Old, And Overwhelmed

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  11. Help!

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  12. gluten-free Sun Screen

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  13. Megan's First Birthday

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    Gluten Sensitivity Gene In Children

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  15. Still Having Diarrhea

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  16. Question About Ingredients

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  17. Help With Gaining Weight

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  18. Sensitive Disposition

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  19. This Is Starting To Scare Me

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  20. Help Quick!

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  21. Does Anyone Have Day Care Issues?

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  22. New To Site Looking For Info

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  23. Kids Testing

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    Daughter Has The Big "d" Tonight

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