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Hello everyone...was diagnosed with silent celiac about 4 years ago..some symptoms are just like the classic and others are not. Anyway, my nutritionist Melissa Diane Smith, who wrote the book "Going against the Grain" had a call just this past June from a reporter for First for Women magazine. To make a long story short, I am actually going to be in an article with two other women about Celiac. It comes out November 20th. Walmart and Grocery stores sell it the most. If anyone would like to read it...look it up around that time. My name is Vickie and I will have a pic too. Thanks

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That is cool, I will see about picking it up and I will get my friends to also.


Rusla

Asthma-1969

wheat/ dairy allergies, lactose/casein intolerance-1980

Multiple food, environmental allergies

allergic to all antibiotics except sulpha

Rheumitoid arthritis,Migraine headaches,TMJ- 1975

fibromyalgia-1995

egg allergy-1997

msg allergy,gall bladder surgery-1972

Skin Biopsy positive DH-Dec.1 2005, confirmed celiac disease

gluten-free totally since Nov. 28, 2005

Hashimoto's Hypothyroidism- 2005

Pernicious Anemia 1999 (still anemic on and off.)

Osteoporosis Aug. 2006

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that's fantastic!

please remind us if you can ..the first week of November


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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I'll be looking forward to it--thanks! :)


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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That's so awesome! Glad you got a chance to spread the word. Please remind us closer to the time so we can all see it.


~Angie~

Gluten free since May 2004

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Thanks everyone for the replys...I am excited too..I think that getting any word out about this condition/disease is very important. I have many allergies,,,caused from undiagnosed celiac for 40 years. I am now 52, eating very healthy the last 3 to 4 years, and you will be able to see my picture in the magazine..I do look healthy if I may say so myself..It was fun doing..and just glad to get the word OUT about Celiac. I have no idea what the reporter actually used from ALL the information I gave her. Sometimes she would say...not so technical, when I was explaining things..anyway, no matter what people read it..and that hopefully will help a few. I will remind everyone like you asked, closer to the time its out. One good thing, everyone at my work wants to have one..maybe it will help someone close to home. Thanks all.

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awesome!! make sure to post and give us another reminder close to November 20.!!

fantastic news

keep us posted as i want to be sure and get a copy

Judy


Judy in Southern CA

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Ok everyone...I was to remind you when the article came out that I am in for celiac disease. I am not sure what the reporter is quoting me, I gave her LOTS of information over a course of 2 months...and I am sure she will not put any of the technical info in...but at least its getting the word out more. The article is hitting the stands on Monday, the 20th of this month-November. Its the December 11th issue. Please spread the word that there is one more magazine out there that is hopefully going to help at least a few people. Again...I am not sure that she is putting in the magazine the real pertinant info...she wanted some anecdotes..which are hard to come by when you are talking about your health. Ok,,,with all that said..I hope its good reading at least. Thanks!!!!!

Vickie Laroue in Tucson, AZ...the best city in the USA!!

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So, has anyone tried to get the magazine yet? It actually came out on Saturday. December 11, issue, was to be on stands November 20th,...I am on page 26 with two other ladies and their story on having celiac. Please let me know if you have gotten it yet. Thanks

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Hi I looked at the Acme for it today and didn't see it but thought well it's the 20th maybe not on the shelf yet.

did anyone else look today.

judy


Judy in Southern CA

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Its the December 11th issue, its in green and red colors for christmas, and you can also buy it at Wally world...(Walmart). I know its out...I have 10 copies, and I live in Tucson, another girlfriend found it in Florida, another friend in Ohio...it says in big letters on front, Under Pressure? Hope this helps??

Vickie

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I have to go to the store tomorrow--I will make a mental note--thanks for the reminder :)


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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Thanks for reminder...I've been waiting for this.


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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Hi Vickie,

I bought the magazine on Wednesday--the article was great! That must have been so exciting for you to be a part of it. I liked how they discussed symptoms other than the classic GI ones.

Your picture is very pretty--you look much younger than the age they stated for you B)


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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Hi Vickie,

I bought the magazine on Wednesday--the article was great! That must have been so exciting for you to be a part of it. I liked how they discussed symptoms other than the classic GI ones.

Your picture is very pretty--you look much younger than the age they stated for you B)

B) Hello, was so happy you finally got it!!!! What is your first name? Do not want to call you Jersey Girl all the time! LOL. Yes, it was fun doing the magazine...my dad said the same thing, that all 3 women in the pictures looked around the same age...he is funny. I just simply hope that some of this got through to other people. Keep in touch!!

Vickie

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B) Hello, was so happy you finally got it!!!! What is your first name? Do not want to call you Jersey Girl all the time! LOL. Yes, it was fun doing the magazine...my dad said the same thing, that all 3 women in the pictures looked around the same age...he is funny. I just simply hope that some of this got through to other people. Keep in touch!!

Vickie

Vickie, It's Patti (I moved it to under my avatar).

Your dad is right :lol: That seems to be a pretty popular magazine--I'll bet it will reach a lot of people. Thanks again--and yes, keep in touch!


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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Picked up the First for Women Magazine today and read the article. Great picture Vickie :) I think it is true that the more people know the better off everyone will be. By the way it is available at almost every checkout in grocery stores.


Brenda Diagnosed Celiac 2005 Woodville, Massachusetts

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Great article; I purchased it and promptly read it quickly, then left the magazine at my sister's house.


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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I just picked up the issue today. Good article, but I was disappointed that they call it the epidemic that's draining women. What about men and children? Yes, I know this is a magazine for women, but I still think it should have been mentioned so people don't think it's a "women's disease", you know?

The first thing I read was the bubble that said gluten-free foods are now easier to get and it mentioned Kelloggs. :blink: Since when does Kelloggs have anything that's gluten-free? Not counting Froot Loops Froot by the foot or whatever it's called?

I was pleased with the variety of symptoms indicated by the real life stories. That was a great way to indicate non-classic celiac. Way to get the word out, Vickie!


Linda, Mom to Ty (11 years old)

Ty was diagnosed by blood test June 7/05

biopsy Aug 11/05, diagnosis confirmed Aug 18/05

Mom, Dad and big brother Celiac-free.

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Hello everyone....thanks for all the feedback on the magazine. One thing I learned from this, is you are really at the mercy of the media...they do not want to make anything sound...unusual...and all the information I gave her..she picked a few good things...but did not put it together as I had spoken or written my story. At least its a start...and if I can help ONE person...I have done my job for now. THANKS EVERYONE!!!

Vickie

Vickie, It's Patti (I moved it to under my avatar).

Your dad is right :lol: That seems to be a pretty popular magazine--I'll bet it will reach a lot of people. Thanks again--and yes, keep in touch!

Hi Patti,,,good to hear from you again...Keep in touch!! I have not been online very much lately..soo busy. Hope you had a good Holiday!!

Vickie

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Is this article available online anywhere for those of us not in the US who would love to read about other people's experiences with Celiacs Disease?

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