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Parents, Friends and Loved Ones of Celiacs

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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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  1. Need Some Help From Other Parents!

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  2. Shampoos, Soaps, Etc.

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  3. Weight Gain Ideas, Please

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  5. Deli Meat?

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  6. Possibly Diagnosed?

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  7. What To Feed This Kid?

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  8. New With Wheat Allergy

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  9. Alternative Tests For Toddler

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  10. Distended Or Normal Toddler Belly?

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  11. I've Got Friends In Gluteny Places

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  12. Does This Sound Familiar

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  13. What To Eat Before Blood Test

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  14. Baking Flour Recommendation?

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  15. Krispies Or Beans?

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  16. Will My Child Return To Herself?

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  17. Licorice Substitute

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  18. My Poor Son's Teeth

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  19. Update & A Few Questions

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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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