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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. Cravng Gluten!

    I am in the same boat with everyone on here. I am 12 weeks prego and have been craving all kinds of gluten infested foods. I have also been haveing dreams about eating gluten food too. Its weird how alot of us are doing that. But I have a serious problem. I am a picky eater. And i am scared that i am not getting anough nutrients for the baby. I am taking Neevo vitamins everymorning but i am only eating 3 meals a day, and not very big meals bc i havent been hungry. What snacks are yall eating? I am eating eddy's real fruit popsicles, oranges, and probably way too much candy. I am sick of the same meals chicken with italian dressing, and a hamburger patty and hotdogs (no bun of coars) I am lost in a world of gluten! HELP ME PLEASE!
  2. HEY!! I have heard about garden cove but i just havent had time to make it over there. and kroger did have a lot of stuff but it was so $$$$. I go to star market some so get my pancake mix and pizza crust. But i have found that wal-mart deffinitly has the most and the best price. do you go to outback a lot>? i am a regular there. and caraba's and chili's. i have been to landry's some too. they dont have a gluten-free menu but i get grilled shrimp and their house salad with house dressing which is sooo good. and i have not had any problems with it. but thats just about the only places i eat out at. there is a bbq place in athens called lawlers and they know as soon as i walk in to change their gloves and not touch any bread. i get their shredded ham. anyways... i do not know of any support group in this area either. but just having someone from this area to email is a plus!!
  3. THANKS! I am from Athens, neighbors to Huntsville. Anyone from Athens on here with celiac disease? So I have found a lot to eat since becoming gluten-free but I still have my moments when I just want to cry about it. It really stinks to have to eat a plain potato or what-not at a restaurant while everyone else is having pasta's and such. But I would rather be gluten-free than be in pain. I'm always telling people "It could be worse". I am so glad to have joined this forum. I hope that it is very beneficial to me and everyone else. Thanks a bunch!
  4. Hey! I am from Northern Alabama and just diagnosed with Celiac this past August. My aunt who lives here also has it too. And my 5 year old cousin had a positive blood test but negative biopsy saying she will develop celiac eventually. There are no support groups here but would love to start one too. Wish we had a Whole Food Market here. I have been going to Wal-Mart a lot lately. And there is so much gluten-free food there. I get the Van waffles ($1.98 compared to $3.99 at the health food store down the street). But all the Great Valley brand stuff labels gluten-free if it is. I was so excited to see that. But anyways... let me know if you hear of anything else in Alabama that is good to shop for food or vacation.