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Is Anybody Here From Canada?

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hey is there anybody who's from canada here???...cause i really want to know...because i dont know anybody else who has celiacs...and its suckish...and getting really hard...anyway...i'm from Manitoba...canada :D

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hey is there anybody who's from canada here???...cause i really want to know...because i dont know anybody else who has celiacs...and its suckish...and getting really hard...anyway...i'm from Manitoba...canada :D

Stand by ;)


Lisa

Gluten Free - August 15, 2004

"Not all who wander are lost" - JRR Tolkien

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Yes, there are many of us here. We creep around the board like big black spiders waiting to pounce on other unssuspecting Celiacs. I am from Calgary.


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

Creative people need maids.

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I realize this is the teenager section, but there are a lot of us more mature folk from Canada. There are probably some Canadian youngsters on here too.


Tapioca intolerant

First cousin dx'd with Celiac Disease

Grandmother died of malnutrition b/c everything made her sick... sounds like celiac to me.

Gluten-free since June 2005

Dx with IBS February 2005

Blood tests both negative (or inconclusive?) for celiac (in 2002 and 2004)

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I'm Canadian, but not a teenager, and neither is my son who has celiac.


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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I'm Canadian, but not a teenager, and neither is my son who has celiac.

That bread looks delicious!


Tapioca intolerant

First cousin dx'd with Celiac Disease

Grandmother died of malnutrition b/c everything made her sick... sounds like celiac to me.

Gluten-free since June 2005

Dx with IBS February 2005

Blood tests both negative (or inconclusive?) for celiac (in 2002 and 2004)

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There are probably some Canadian youngsters on here too.

I'm here! I'm here! (raising my hand wildly.......)

:ph34r:

What? :rolleyes:

Okay, okay, maybe a youngster at heart....... :lol::P

Welcome to the board!

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.

Mother to Eileen 13 yrs

Rhiannon 8 yrs

Daniel & Connor 6 yr twin boys......

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Whoops, I forgot I am not a teenager but I would like to be but welcome anyway.


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

Creative people need maids.

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We're from southern Alberta. I have 2 kids - a bot 12 and a daughter 14 who are celiac


Sandy

Type 1 diabetes - 1986

hypothyroid -1993

pernicious anemia

premature atrial beats

neuropathy

retinopathy

daughter is: age 15

central hypotonia and developmental delay

balance issues (rides an adult 3 wheel bike)

hypothyroid 1996

dermatographia - a form of angioedema 2002

celiac 2004 - by endoscopy

diagnosed Aspergers at age 7 - responded very well (HUGE difference) to gluten-free diet

recovered from Kawasaki (2003)

lactose intolerant - figured out in Oct/06

Gilberts syndrome (April/07)

allergy to stinging insects

scoliosis Jan 2008

nightshade intolerance - figured out April 2008

allergy to Sulfa antibiotics

son is 13

type 1 diabetic - 2003 diagnosed on his 9th birthday

celiac - 2004 by endoscopy

lactose intolerant - figured out Nov/06

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well i guess it looks like i'm not the only one...tho i wish i could find somebody from manitoba...but that might be really difficult :D ...hehe...anyway...does anybody else think that it's hard to find information on celiacs in canada??>..cause in the states there's all this awareness...but here in canada there's like nothing..i dont know if anybody has recognized that...but i sure have :D

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Hello, Welcome to the board, another one from Canada ... British Columbia.

I think there is some from Manitoba here, but can't off hand think of who.

There is quite a bit of Celiac awareness happening in this area. You will have to make it your mission to educate some in your area. :P

And no ... :( I'm not a teenager either :lol: But do have a 15 year old boy that lives not far from here with Celiac.


Shirley

[save the Earth, It's the only planet with chocolate and wine.

It isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...

It's about learning to dance in the rain.

Gluten free since 1989

West Kootenay.... British Columbia

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I am a teenager with almost four decades of experience :ph34r: Ok, I'm 52...

I'm just outside Toronto, gluten-free for six and a half years.


Peter

Diagnosis by biopsy of practically non-existent villi; gluten-free since July 2000. I was retested five years later and the biopsy was normal. You can beat this disease!

Type 1 (autoimmune) diabetes diagnosed in March 1986

Markham, Ontario (borders on Toronto)

Celiac.com - Celiac Disease Board Moderator since 2007

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I am a teenager with almost four decades of experience :ph34r: Ok, I'm 52...

I'm just outside Toronto, gluten-free for six and a half years.

:lol::lol: Peter, I would have to add a decade! shhhhhhhhhh :rolleyes:


Shirley

[save the Earth, It's the only planet with chocolate and wine.

It isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...

It's about learning to dance in the rain.

Gluten free since 1989

West Kootenay.... British Columbia

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I'm in Toronto, but not quite a teen....er....am 31.


Diagnosed by my doctor on the basis of symptoms only (May 2005). My symptoms include:

-amenorhea (all my life)

-high prolactin levels

-major bloating ("Are you pregnant?")

-swollen ankles

-possible DH: had the rash on my elbows and scalp (gone now)

-joint pain

-childhood arthritis

-all dairy allergy

-dry skin

-fat in stool sample (no connection was made at the time...I was being tested for something else...When the doctor told me of the fat I replied by saying: "I eat alot of olive oil". DUH!!!!)

-mother is allergic to wheat

-ravenous appetite: I eat for 5 people

-light coloured stool

-pass stool 7 times a day sometimes

-hemorrhoids

-get the hiccups alot (not sure if this is related)

-some reflux

I'm sure there are more that I don't recall at the moment. SIGH.

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hey is there anybody who's from canada here???...cause i really want to know...because i dont know anybody else who has celiacs...and its suckish...and getting really hard...anyway...i'm from Manitoba...canada :D

Where in manitoba are you from hun? I'm your next door neighbour practically ;)

~ lisa ~


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R.I.P. Uncle Gus (Sept. 21, 1971 - Oct. 2, 2004) ... R.I.P. Baba (Oct. 12, 1911 - Feb. 28, 2006) ... R.I.P. Uncle Lawrence (Aug. 7, 1943 - Jan. 4, 2009)

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Where in manitoba are you from hun? I'm your next door neighbour practically ;)

~ lisa ~

I'm from Carman...its close to Winkler...Or Winnipeg...a small farming place :D

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I'm from Carman...its close to Winkler...Or Winnipeg...a small farming place :D

Hooray for small farming towns lol. I think i've heard of it actually haha. And I'm guessing you are who added me to msn? :lol:

~ lisa ~


...Flames vs. Panthers, and Lifehouse, were best experiences OF MY LIFE!!...

...26 years old...

...Look in my forum profile for ways to read my public sports articles...

R.I.P. Uncle Gus (Sept. 21, 1971 - Oct. 2, 2004) ... R.I.P. Baba (Oct. 12, 1911 - Feb. 28, 2006) ... R.I.P. Uncle Lawrence (Aug. 7, 1943 - Jan. 4, 2009)

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Hi I am also from Canada, Smooth Rock Falls, Ontario, but currently living in Kincardine.

I am also still a teenager if you add 16 + 16. :lol:

Wouldnt it be great if there was a "Canada Only Site" so we could put all Canadian Information in one central location???

Welcome to the board..its a great place to learn :D

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I'm from toronto lived there my whole life, spent four years in montreal for university and the past 3 years im living in boston. i'm 28...


Diagnosed in March 2006 after being in the hospital due to pancreatitis due to undiagnosed celiac

years of being told i had IBS, taking numerous IBS medications (since the age of fifteen)

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