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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

      This Celiac.com FAQ on celiac disease will guide you to all of the basic information you will need to know about the disease, its diagnosis, testing methods, a gluten-free diet, etc.   Subscribe to FREE Celiac.com email alerts   What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease? - list blood tests, endo with biopsy, genetic test and enterolab (not diagnostic) Celiac Disease Screening Interpretation of Celiac Disease Blood Test Results Can I be tested even though I am eating gluten free? How long must gluten be taken for the serological tests to be meaningful? The Gluten-Free Diet 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Going Gluten-Free Is celiac inherited? Should my children be tested? Ten Facts About Celiac Disease Genetic Testing Is there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases? Celiac Disease Research: Associated Diseases and Disorders Is there a list of gluten foods to avoid? Unsafe Gluten-Free Food List (Unsafe Ingredients) Is there a list of gluten free foods? Safe Gluten-Free Food List (Safe Ingredients) Gluten-Free Alcoholic Beverages Distilled Spirits (Grain Alcohols) and Vinegar: Are they Gluten-Free? Where does gluten hide? Additional Things to Beware of to Maintain a 100% Gluten-Free Diet What if my doctor won't listen to me? An Open Letter to Skeptical Health Care Practitioners Gluten-Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes Where can I buy gluten-free stuff? Support this site by shopping at The Celiac.com Store.

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    March 07, 2014     

    My intensive weekend retreats offer an in-depth look at gluten-free
    nutrition for celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity - they are
    designed to help you take your health to the next level. You'll also have
    the chance to ask an expert celiac dietitian and gastroenterologist all of
    your questions about the gluten-free diet and lifestyle.

    March 7 - 9, 2014

    Maximizing Health and Wellness on the Gluten-Free Diet Retreat

    Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Carlsbad, CA (north of San Diego)

    Nutrition Instructor: Melinda Dennis, MS, RD, LDN, celiac dietitian

    Founder: Delete the Wheat, LLC

    Guest Lecturer: Sheila Crowe, MD, Director of the Celiac Clinic at UC San

    Topics we will cover: celiac disease vs non-celiac gluten sensitivity, food
    intolerances, brain and gut health, labs to ask your doctor to check,
    medical management of celiac disease, vitamin/mineral
    supplements/probiotics/digestive enzymes (Do I need them? How to pick
    them?), planning healthy and easy gluten-free meals, Q & A time w/ Melinda,
    and many other topics

    Extra time for massage, spa, yoga, tennis, poolside time, and golf between

    Registration: Limited to 30 people (18 years or older) with celiac disease
    or non-celiac gluten sensitivity, their family, partners and friends.
    Dietitians/nutritionists/students/chefs also welcome. 9 CEUS (Level 2 for

    Price: $650 (2 commuter spots left @ $450; first come/first served).

    Includes 9-hour nutrition workshop, physician guest lecturer, gourmet chef,
    all gluten-free meals, snacks and samples, beautiful bedroom/bath (2
    nights), and most hotel amenities. Please note actual cost is ~$1400/person
    for this luxury location. The amazing discount is thanks to our special
    sponsor, Deanna's Gluten Free, and our other wonderful sponsors.

    To register for the retreat, please visit: www.gfwellnessretreat.com

    There is also a separate Intensive Clinician Training offered that same
    weekend (Sunday, March 9th).

    To register for the Intensive Clinician Training visit:


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    March 09, 2014

    The Westchester Celiac Sprue Support Group invites you to our next meeting:


    Sunday, March 9th
    1:15 - 4:00 pm
    Phelps Memorial Hospital - C Level
    701 N Broadway
    Sleepy Hollow, NY

    Starting at 1:15 pm:
    Gluten-free Vendors:
    - Three Dogs Gluten-Free Bakery
    - Camp Eagle Hill
    - NJY Camps
    - Udi's
    - Glutino
    - Timmy's Gluten-Free Safari

    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm:
    Kids Activities - Lauren & Mike, both teachers, will provide music and fun activities.

    2:00 pm:
    Guest Speaker & Panel:

    Sabra Staudenmaier, a WCSSG member, will share her family's experience developing and implementing a gluten-free lunch menu in their school district. The focus of the discussion will be the obstacles, failures and ultimate success they encountered.

    Specific issue that will be discussed include:

    - What is the National Lunch program and what information about the program is relevant to those wanting to buy gluten-free lunches at school?

    - Tips on working with your SFA (School Food Authority), School Nurse, Nutritionist and Physician.

    - What is a diet prescription? Why is it important?

    - Lessons learned and advice for families who would like to initiate a gluten-free school lunch program.

    The Discussion Continues... Transition from Public School to College:

    Sabra's presentation addressing public school lunch programs will be followed by a panel of moms who have celiac "kids" in college. They will share their experiences and those of their college students who are navigating the college years.

    Sabra and the panel will hold a Q&A following their presentations, so bring your questions and concerns.

    No reservations are required. For more information, please email info@westchesterceliacs.org

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