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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. Truvia

    Hi, I've just tried Truvia this week and have been scouring the Net, as it is a new product by Cargill and most of what I've been reading has been touting the "safety" of Stevia, part of Rebiana, it's main ingredient along with erythritol. I have experienced these troubling side-effects from Truvia: headache, dizziness, overall "unwell" flu-like feeling, gastric upset and lower back pain in the kidney areas. While the taste really is good - I had it in dark chocolate pudding and sweetened a tortilla with cinnamon and it - I have had reactions both times from using it. Finally I found info here, mentioning similar reactions if allergic to ragweed. Interesting to find info it at the celiac site (after scouring the web with limited results), seeing as I'm gluten-intolerant as well! I have trouble with the other artificial sweeteners and avoid them...wondering what the next best thing for me would be to try? Anyway, I am posting this info because this is a new product to the market and hope that others find this post when/if they experience similar symptoms and know they are not alone!!!