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Mystery Diagnosis; Discovery Health Channel

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Mystery Diagnosis Like Mother, Like Son a one hour episode, featuring Dr. Green and his patient Eamon Murphy and family,

will be on the Discovery Health Channel, Sunday, November 27, 8:00 pm.

The Discovery Health Channel varies based on your geographic location. For NYC, the channel is 115. You may want to check with your local cable provider for the channel in your area.

The program features stories about diseases, including celiac disease, that are difficult to diagnose. Stay tuned for this important program!!!

For additional information, or to visit the discovery health channel online, click here: http://health.discovery.com/tvlistings/epi...d=0&channel=DHC

All the best,

Cynthia

Cynthia Beckman

Director of Development

Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University

161 Fort Washington Avenue

Suite 645

New York, NY 10032

Tel (212) 342-4529

Fax (212) 305-6443

www.celiacdiseasecenter.org

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I saw this episode a couple weeks ago.

I dont want to spoil it for anyone but...the little boy has celiac disease. :ph34r:

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First giggling, and now this? Rachel, you are *SOOO* in detention!

:D

Stephanie

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I just got this update e-mail from the Celiac Center (at Columbia).

Like Mother, Like Son a one hour episode, featuring Dr. Green and his patient Eamon Murphy and family

Based on this, I kind of inferred he did, lol :lol:

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First giggling, and now this? Rachel, you are *SOOO* in detention!

:D

Stephanie

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He-He :lol:

I guess I was feeling a little naughty last night...don't know what came over me. :ph34r:

Now I'm having flashbacks of my detention days....boy was that fun!

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missed it, darn!

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It was a good show but the whole hour wasn't about the Murphys. Strange, but the third story sounded more like somebody with celiac than the Murphy story.

richard

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Yeah Richard, come to think of it, I did too. I identified more with her case than with the little boy. Of course, I was DX at a much older age than he. Just shows how symptoms of celiac disease get mistaken for other things....

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Even Peter Greene said the boy's symptoms were very atypical. To me the real outrage was that the mother's doctor told her not to worry about family members having it, and that it took doctors so long to say, hey, she has celiac, maybe we'd better throw that test in even though this is an unusual symptom.

richard

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I havent seen this show, but have heard a lot about it. Its my understanding that the boy had a seizure(s)? I had a seizure (my one and only) about 3 months ago and then was diagnosed Celiac about 1 month after that. Neither my top notch neurologist nor my celiac specialist has been able to tell me if they are connected. Did this show discuss the seizure aspect at all, that any of you can remember?

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I havent seen this show, but have heard a lot about it. Its my understanding that the boy had a seizure(s)? I had a seizure (my one and only) about 3 months ago and then was diagnosed Celiac about 1 month after that. Neither my top notch neurologist nor my celiac specialist has been able to tell me if they are connected. Did this show discuss the seizure aspect at all, that any of you can remember?

I dont really remember them getting into the seizure aspect. Did he have a seizure? I saw the episode about a month ago...I dont remember if he actually had a seizure...he would kind of go into a catatonic (sp?) state. It was like he was zoned out...is that a seizure? :unsure:

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I dont really remember them getting into the seizure aspect. Did he have a seizure? I saw the episode about a month ago...I dont remember if he actually had a seizure...he would kind of go into a catatonic (sp?) state. It was like he was zoned out...is that a seizure? :unsure:

hmmm... I think it would probably be classified as a type of seizure. There are many different levels. Sometimes you are awake and conscious when its happening - sometimes you are not. I was not - I had a grand mal. I just find it all to be waaaay too coincendental if the seizure and the celiac disease were not related. Anyway - I will have to watch the show - i just keep missing it. Damn! these are the times when i really really wish i had Tivo.

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I was cat sitting for my parents when this was supposed to be on and they have this channel, but I don't. So I rushed over there in time to see it, found the channel amongst the hundreds of channels and the show was actually on! I was so excited, I sat through the first two stories and they obviously weren't celiac, then the third one came on and I'm like "this must be it" and the symptoms were tired, diarrhea, but it wasn't celiac! I don't know what happened, but it was obviously a different episode.

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missed it, darn!

Its going to be on again on december 4 this sunday and then again someother time in december. i found this out on their website their three times that i cant remeber but if you go the website it will tell you and you can sign up for a reminder of when its going to be on.

Lauren

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Repeat dates:

12/4 @ 2 PM

12/26 @ 6 PM

Discovery Health Channel (not regular Discovery Channel)

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