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chrissy

How Many Family Members With Celiac?

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Me and my sister have it. My parents both tested negative. I was kinda surprised since they both have GI "issues", but I don't know exactly what tests they were given (I think their GP is a quack), and given their age (71), I really doubt they would change their diet now anyhow.

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me and my sister are DX. Dad has lots of health issues - especially GI - and we're almost there for persuading him to be tested (amazing isn't it how so many of our relatives don't want to be tested?). I'm seeing the peadiatrician with DS on Friday with a view to him being tested. We also suspect my grandmother (dad's mum) may have had it as she had GI symptoms, arthritis and earlier in life had pernicious anaemia. My brother's baby is lactose intolerant and will be tested when he's old enough for it to show.

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