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Wolicki

I Found A Knowledgeable Pediatrician

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I took my 9 yr old son to a Pediatric Endocrinologist today. He's also a Primary Care Ped. My son was dx'd Celiac last fall, but now has hypothyroid.

So, we went to see him today, and I told him he is Celiac for the history. He looked at his labs and indicated that he needs to have his antibodies tested for Hashimotos. Hallelujah- a doctor who understands that autoimmune issues go hand in hand.

He asked about what other labs he has had done, and all he's had is the Celiac panel, ferritin, B12 and TSH and Free T4. Since my son's been having some periods of major food binging, he ordered a full vitamin, nutrient workup! With no yelling, pleading or begging.

Wow. Never thought I would get so excited about a doctor that knew his stuff. I feel like I scored a big one today!

For anyone who needs a PED, it's Dr. William Holm on Avocado Ave., Newport Beach. Right next to Fashion Island, so you can go get a gluten free cupcake at Sprinkles when you're done :D


Gluten free is not so bad! If you are new, hang it there, it gets easier!

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Thanks, TH. He seems great. And he's not really worried about his thyroid at this point. But, he ordered the antibodies, just to be on the safe side. <breathing a sigh of relief> :D


Gluten free is not so bad! If you are new, hang it there, it gets easier!

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That's great Janie! My ped is pretty knowledgable too so far. I think I'll post her on a thread too.


Lots of doctors diagnosed me with lots of things including IBS, lactose intolerance, wheat intolerance, and quite a few of them threw up their hands in total confusion.

Had GI symptoms, allergy symptoms and unexplained illness my whole life.

Jan. 2010 Diagnosed celiac at the age of 40.

Ready to get well and get on with my life!

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