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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 Celiac.com's FREE weekly eNewsletter   What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease?  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


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  1. Hey y'all... While a close friend and co-worker of mine is gluten intolerant, I never thought I could have a problem with wheat or soy until yesterday when I visited a new physician. Based on a long history of dairy and egg allergies, skin disorders, sleep disturbances, cold intolerance, and gastrointenstinal problems, she recommended I tried eliminating wheat from my diet for 2 weeks and then wheat and soy for 2 weeks following. I've been reading over a lot of other postings and found frighteningly familiar symptoms. While I've got no problem modifying my diet as needed, reading labels, education, etc, I'm starting to panic because I'm vegan! A HUGE percentage of my diet is soy-based in one way or another! Can anyone recommend alternative protein sources (besides the standard nuts and beans) that are animal friendly, wheat-free, AND soy-free?! Any recommendations, stories, personal reflections, etc are highly welcomed!!! I appreciate it, folks! Jenn