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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. Wow--how did this end up as a forum topic? I don't even know what that means! Clearly, I don't know how this all works! Krista
  2. FYI--Just thought I'd mention a good gluten-free prenatal vitamin. It took me a while to find one that was both gluten-free and had all the nutrients I was looking for (plenty of iron, not too much calcium, plus ginger & red raspberry). Rainbow Light has a line of "Just Once" vitamins. The prenatal is called "Prenatal One Multivitamin." Another plus, you only have to take one a day--many health food store brands have you take 4 to 6. Be sure you get the "Just Once" prenate, though--Rainbow also has a prenate that you need to take several times a day that contains wheat and barley grasses (supposedly gluten free, but I sure wouldn't go there! Krista
  3. Red Robins In Arvada

    We also found the Red Robin in Colorado Springs to be great. The manager was very helpful and I didn't get sick! Plus, my kids love it there. Thumbs up for Red Robin! Krista in Pueblo
  4. Pregnant?

    Regarding pregnancy symptoms, I have three kids (ages 5,3, &1), and I only had symptoms of celiac disease with the last (my symptoms started the very day I got pregnant, in fact!). The symptoms of celiac disease were MUCH worse than any of the morning sickness, fatigue, etc. that I experienced in the first two pregnancies. And once I was diagnosed (just at the end of the first trimester) and I went on a gluten-free diet, I almost instantly went back to feeling as I had in the first two pregnancies. In other words, I think that if you are on a strict gluten-free diet, you should experience symptoms of pregnancy just like any other non-celiac disease person. With the exception of my three months of celiac disease-induced misery, I loved every minute of being pregnant, nausea, exhaustion, and all. And it is SO worth it when holding little munchkins for the first time!! Krista