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House Tv Show Will Feature Celiac Disease

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TV Guide for 5/9 describes the House episode as : Foreman returns to work, but his mental acuity isn't what is was; a mother almost drowns her baby in the bathtub. NEW


Husband has Celiac Disease and

Husband misdiagnosed for 27 yrs -

The misdiagnosis was: IBS or colitis

Mis-diagnosed from 1977 to 2003 by various gastros including one of the largest,

most prestigious medical groups in northern NJ which constantly advertises themselves as

being the "best." This GI told him it was "all in his head."

Serious Depressive state ensued

Finally Diagnosed with celiac disease in 2003

Other food sensitivities: almost all fruits, vegetables, spices, eggs, nuts, yeast, fried foods, roughage, soy.

Needs to gain back at least 25 lbs. of the 40 lbs pounds he lost - lost a great amout of body fat and muscle

Developed neuropathy in 2005

Now has lymphadema 2006It is my opinion that his subsequent disorders could have been avoided had he been diagnosed sooner by any of the dozen or so doctors he saw between 1977 to 2003

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Hope its the foreman that has Celiac and not the mom! Don't want us to get a bad rap :)


~~~~~~~

Jen

Indianapolis, IN

gluten-free since Feb 2005

dairy-free

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Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I would have missed tonight's part II and I taped last nights show so guess we will watch part I, then watch and tape part II right after part I, since my boys will be with their dad and will miss it tonight.


-Kate

gluten-free since July 2004

Other Intolerances:

Strawberries and Banannas (2007)

Nitrates (April 2006)

Yeast (which includes all vinegar so no condiments) (Oct. 2004)

Peanuts (Nov. 2004)

Soy (Oct. 2004)

Almonds (Sept. 2004)

Corn (Sept. 2004)

Lactose/Casein (1999)

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Hey.....I thought that the Celiac episode was going to be on 5/09......Does the episode that came on last night (5/02) have anything to do with the one next week? Am I missing something? :blink:


Jennifer Anderson

Celiac Disease-since 2003

Asperger's Disorder/OCD

Daughter-11- Asperger's Disorder

Son-7-Celiac Disease

Husband-Normal

Now allergic to eggs, dairy, peanuts, corn, rice, tomatoes, potatoes, and soy (11/2009)

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Vincent and Jeny--Last night was part 1 of a 2 part episode that concludes tonight at 8 PM eastern. Next week, 5/9 is the episode dealing with Celiac.


Patti

"Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans"

"When people show you who they are, believe them"--Maya Angelou

"Bloom where you are planted"--Bev

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Ahhh ok thanks.. ;)


Jennifer Anderson

Celiac Disease-since 2003

Asperger's Disorder/OCD

Daughter-11- Asperger's Disorder

Son-7-Celiac Disease

Husband-Normal

Now allergic to eggs, dairy, peanuts, corn, rice, tomatoes, potatoes, and soy (11/2009)

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Vincent, you are a hoot!

I missed last night's episode (kinda busy around here :unsure: ) Can someone give me a rundown of what Part 1 was about so I won't be so clued out tonight?

Thanks!

Karen


Karen

positive bloodwork, positive biopsy

Celiac, collagenous colitis, hypothyroidism

endometriosis (at age 20)

spinal stenosis (early 20's)

Biopsy August 2006 confirmed complete villous atrophy despite being gluten-free for years and bloodwork within range showing compliance with diet. Doctor has confirmed diagnosis of Refractory Celiac Sprue.

Endoscopy also showed numerous stomach ulcers, have started taking Losec.

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TV Guide for 5/9 describes the House episode as : Foreman returns to work, but his mental acuity isn't what is was; a mother almost drowns her baby in the bathtub. NEW

If it is Foreman that has it, and this week's two-parter refers to him getting sick, then all three episodes are actually tied in together. I hope it's not the mother that almost drowns her baby! Foreman having it would actually be good, then maybe they could continue the storyline through successive episodes, and maybe would understand more about us! Especially if they showed Foreman having to be extremely careful of cross-contamination!


Dessa

The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make His face shine upon you and be gracious to you." Numbers 6:24-25

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Karen--A policeman was shot, and came to the ER with strange additional symptoms that the team tried to figure out. Dr Foreman went to the guy's appt. (that was a pigsty) and collected samples to check for toxins, etc. Dr Foreman begins to show signs of the same illness and is put into a quarantined room with the policeman, who is dying a painful death. The policeman dies, and Dr Foreman is scared to death he is next.

Hope everything is settling down a bit at your house! :)


Patti

"Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans"

"When people show you who they are, believe them"--Maya Angelou

"Bloom where you are planted"--Bev

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Vincent, you are a hoot!

I missed last night's episode (kinda busy around here :unsure: ) Can someone give me a rundown of what Part 1 was about so I won't be so clued out tonight?

Thanks!

Karen

Sure! It was weird! A cop was acting high while arresting a thug, and the thug shot him, but the bullet hit his badge ( I think ) and deflected to his temple (so the shot didn't kill him) and he was laying on the ground laughing histaricly (sp?). House didnt see why he would be laughing like that, so he sent the three muskateer's to work. Forman checked out the cops apartment (which included a secret pot house!). They ran "tests" and found nothing wrong with the guy, and not really anything in the apartment or his work. So when the guy got worse, house wanted to do an MRI.

But the cop had a bullet in his brain. So house went to the mourge (sp? again, trying to type this up fast) and shot a corpse in the head and tried to do an MRI on the corpse (to see if the magnet would pull out the bullet) and it did! It was gross. So no MRI for the cop, or the bullet pulling out of his head would kill him. And Forman was laughing at it, and that tipped everyone off that it was not normal for him to be laughing. So they secluded him in a clean room with the cop. And when Cameron went in to draw blood from Forman (she was in a clean suit, you know, all plastic with a hood and O2 supply) he was trying to get her to go back to the apartment, because Forman figures that it has to be something at the apartment b/c he got sick, and he was the one that went to the apartment.

She tells him that House won't let them go back (because look! Forman is sick!) and Forman takes the dirty needle that she just used to draw his blood, and stick her in the leg, breaking the barrier, and exposing her to the mysterious disease. So she goes back to the apartment "to find out what it is, not for Forman, but for me, because now I will get sick" but house shows up outside the apartment b/c he knows all! LOL

So House and Cameron think it has something to do with bird poop and the pot stash, but Chase proves that theory wrong, and the cop crashes and Forman is trying to use the paddles to save him, and then you get the "to be continued"!!!!!!!!!!!

Whew......

(edited, I had "chase" where "cameron" should be LOL


EnteroLab test positive for gluten intolerence and 2 gluten intolerence and celiac genes

DQ2 and DQ3 sub type DQ7 in December 2005

Gluten-free since Enterolab test, December 2, 2005.

Lame Advertisement Test positive for gluten intolerence in Sept 2005.

THEN found out that my fathers mother had nontropical sprue, she passed away at 40 from (stomach) cancer, had holes in her intestines when they caught it. I had no idea....

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Chase is actually the aussie guy, the girl is Cameron. My friend is actually poker buddies with both of those actors, and I got to meet Hugh Laurie a couple weeks ago, which was awesome. ( and slightly heart pounding)

:)

Elonwy


Positive Bloodwork 7/8/05

Inconclusive Biopsy 7/20/05

gluten-free since 7/23/05

Never felt better.

"So here's us, on the raggedy edge, come a day when there won't be room for naughty men like us to slip about at all. - Malcolm Reynolds"

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Chase is actually the aussie guy, the girl is Cameron. My friend is actually poker buddies with both of those actors, and I got to meet Hugh Laurie a couple weeks ago, which was awesome. ( and slightly heart pounding)

:)

Elonwy

Oops! Sorry about that! LOL I was trying to type and remember fast! LOL

And that is neato!!! Where do you live? Just wondering where that show is shot. I thought it was in Canada.


EnteroLab test positive for gluten intolerence and 2 gluten intolerence and celiac genes

DQ2 and DQ3 sub type DQ7 in December 2005

Gluten-free since Enterolab test, December 2, 2005.

Lame Advertisement Test positive for gluten intolerence in Sept 2005.

THEN found out that my fathers mother had nontropical sprue, she passed away at 40 from (stomach) cancer, had holes in her intestines when they caught it. I had no idea....

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Nope, its here in LA. The exterior overheads are somewhere else, not sure where, but all the stuff with the actors is done on a sound stage here. Hugh and Jesse ( Chase) relocated to here for the time being, and Cameron has been living here. I work at USC and Brain Singer is an SC grad, so they all came down to talk about the show. It was fun, you can tell they all really like eachother and have fun on set.

Jesse is REALLY cute in person, even cuter than on TV.

Elonwy


Positive Bloodwork 7/8/05

Inconclusive Biopsy 7/20/05

gluten-free since 7/23/05

Never felt better.

"So here's us, on the raggedy edge, come a day when there won't be room for naughty men like us to slip about at all. - Malcolm Reynolds"

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Forman takes the dirty needle that she just used to draw his blood, and stick her in the leg, breaking the barrier,

And he gets to go back to work as a doctor????? Ugh! (yes I know its just TV...)


- Vincent -

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And he gets to go back to work as a doctor????? Ugh! (yes I know its just TV...)

I know!!! grr! :rolleyes:


"Let food be thy medicine, and let thy medicine be food." - Hippocrates

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Ok, those of you who watched last night's episode, (Wed., nite). Did you see the previews for next week? I'm not sure how Celiac is going to tie in with what I saw in the previews. I hope we're not excited for nothing. Anyone?

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Ok, those of you who watched last night's episode, (Wed., nite). Did you see the previews for next week? I'm not sure how Celiac is going to tie in with what I saw in the previews. I hope we're not excited for nothing. Anyone?

possibly because of the seizures... seizures was one of my symptoms. For many years I was dx'ed with non specific seizure disorder. When I was 14 after having surgery to remove a tumor in my skull, I was also tested for epilepsy and had to be on seizure meds for a long time. I didn't have epilepsy so they couldn't figure out why I was having seizures. whenever I get accidentally glutened one of the first symptoms to come back is the seizures. They are really scary.

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Just a thought. OUr local chapter of the Gluten Intolerance Group is ogin to air an ad durinthe show to invite folks to our meetings. Thought you might want to do the same.


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Self - Pain free since going gluten-free 9/05 (suffered from unexplained joint pain entire life), asthma improving, allergies improving, mysterious rash disappeared (probably DH)

Husband - Type 1 diabetic, Negative bloodwork

Son - Elevated IgA, Very high IgG, 2 negative biopsies - HLA DQ2 and DQ8 positive, Amazing dietary response since 1/06

Daughter - Congenital Heart Defect (2 surgeries), Reflux, choking issues, eczema, egg allergy - HLA DQ2 positive, Good dietary response (via me because of nursing) since 9/05

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I'm starting to wonder if the main storyline isn't actually going to be about Celiac. Maybe it'll just tie into one of the subplots...like a girl walks in with a stomach ache and House tells her to stop eating gluten. the end. lol. I hope it's not something like that but you never know..


"Let food be thy medicine, and let thy medicine be food." - Hippocrates

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possibly because of the seizures... seizures was one of my symptoms. For many years I was dx'ed with non specific seizure disorder. When I was 14 after having surgery to remove a tumor in my skull, I was also tested for epilepsy and had to be on seizure meds for a long time. I didn't have epilepsy so they couldn't figure out why I was having seizures. whenever I get accidentally glutened one of the first symptoms to come back is the seizures. They are really scary.

I am so sorry for you, nini. That must have been really scary. I've heard of people having seizures with gluten, but didn't know that was a symptom you had. I think the only reason I ever got diagnosed was because my body decided to take the "classic celiac symptoms" route. If celiac is affecting the lady they showed with seizures on the preview, that would certainly open the door to the show's story being able to disclose the many varied and seemingly unrelated symptoms that celiac can cause. I know GIG NA did consulting for the show, I just really, really hope the show does a good job for us. I want a sneak peek :)

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