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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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  1. L-Glutamine is an amino acid, that naturally occurs in your body. It does not contain gluten, despite its name. In fact, beef, chicken, eggs, beans, spinach all contain glutamine. I take Fiber Smart Lignan-Rich Organic Flax Fiber pills. They contain probiotics and L-Glutamine. It says on the label that it is gluten free. I am very, very sensitive to gluten, and I have been taking them for 6+ months, and I have no problems
  2. Michele, I live in Gainesville also. Through diet elimination I have determined I have gluten intolerance. I searched through the Shands directory and all the doctors in Gainesville hoping to find one that was familiar with Celiacs; I did not. I ended up going to Digestive Disease Associates of America. Since it was at least 3 months until the next doctor was available, I ended up seeing an ARNP. She seemed to have an understanding of Celiacs. I have not been eating gluten for 1.5 years, so she will not do a blood test on me until I eaten gluten for 20 days. The thought of eating gluten for that amount of time makes me what to cry, so I am not sure if I will be returning. I wish I knew of a great doctor in Gainesville, but I can't say that I do. Nevertheless, I hope this information helps. Below is the link for Digestive Disease Associates. The website has the address, phone number, and a brief biography of all the doctors. Let me know if I can do anything else to help. http://www.ddadocs.com/ Best, Andrea
  3. I think its weird that their blue cheese dressing is gluten free. Blue cheese is typically aged in wheat; I was told to never eat blue cheese. Also, every time I eat the T Marzetti Honey Balsamic dressing I get sick. I emailed them to find out about cross contamination. I was just wondering if anyone else has gotten sick from their products? Cheers, Andrea