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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 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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  1. I just wanted to mention a mineral makeup that is all gluten free. Monave is the brand. It has a more natural look then Bare escentuals with a little less shimmer in the powder foundations and setting powders. The website is clear to the concerned reader and has the ingredients list http://www.monave.com/catalog/cosmetics/Cosmetics-100-1.html Here is what they say about their makeup being gluten free< Today, I'm addressing a frequent question that we receive here at Monave: Is our makeup gluten-free? Our skin care and makeup is 99% gluten free with the exception of our Concealer Cream Foundation and Unscented Emollient.They have Vitamin E which was derived from wheat germ oil. What is gluten allergy or celiac disease? It is an auto-immune disease of the intestines, scarring of the lining, caused by gluten. Gluten is found in wheat , rye, malt, oats and barley. The symptoms are wide ranging, from indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS),diarrhea to anemia, depression and if left untreated cancer. In the U.S. 1 in 133 people have gluten allergies.Maintainig a gluten free diet and using gluten free products are essential as continued exposure is detrimental. Common gluten free foods are alternative flours ( rice, soy , potato and tapioca), corn, beans and flour to name a few. For additional information visit www.celiac.com or www.aboutallergies.com . Recently it seems many women are inquiring on this issue and complaining of irritation to the skin after using their make up.Topically gluten allergy can affect the skin as it is the largest organ and absorbs anything into your body's system readily.Here is a blog that was recently started by Erika Krull, who's husband is a celiac and concerned about what make up she was using. Blessings Sharen
  2. I just tried the bora bora bars and had a reaction to the cinnamon one with OATS, which is a big no no with me. I think it's missed labeled on that one.