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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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About jrobertson

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  1. Las Vegas

    I have to tell you the only time I personally have eaten out was in the Hard Rock Hotel, there is a restraunt called the Pink Taco. The chef was incredible. I explained my fear of cross contamination and he made me the most incredible gluten-free chicken/mexican style dinner Ive ever eaten. The entire wait staff was incredible. (I cannot remember the name of the plate I had but it was the paper thin cut chicken dinner). Hope this helps.. I also ordered room service at the same hotel and explained the same concerns and when the waiter came up he let me know he was having a different plate made for me due to the fact that he wasnt sure a roll didnt touch my plate. He was having my meal re-perpared and once again I had no problem.
  2. Hi all, Im still very new at this but feel the need to write. Ive been gluten-free for about 7mo now and night b4 last I got up and slept walk to eat some bread. Ive always walked in my sleep but never to eat. I was told by my doctor once again that I tested negitive for C.D. and wasnt willing to eat the stuff again to be retested. It hurt too much. Well, after getting up and eating that wonderful gluteness food I have been SICK since. Cant even leave the house due to the stomach pain, constant trips to the bathroom, insomnia. Now, this really makes me mad cause I was just told once again I was crazy. Subconsciously tried it one more time and feel terrible. Does it sound crazy that blood tests could just be wrong? I had taught myself to stop eating all together before testing cause I believed everything made me sick. Now Im crazy cause I started this diet due to the pain I feel when I did eat glutens? Is there a win in this situation? I know Im not crazy... just proved it to myself again but how do I get this doctor to understand?
  3. I too was diagnosed with Celiac Disease about 6mo ago. Ive lost about 40lbs and cannot reach or maintain 100lbs. Im 27yrs old,& eat all the rice pastas. I know most of the weight I lost was due to no more beer...pizza, tortilla (flour), and bread but like I said, beer. I have never been a big girl but now Im very small. I think the scarriest part for me is I look fine to me, until I develope pictures. Thats when I see a problem. I also havnt found a bread product I like and because I only will eat things I like, I dont have bread. Next step is learn to bake it myself. Food has always been secondary to me, something quick as I was running out the door and I was fine, or there was the drive thru. Now I have to think about WHAT I eat, when I eat, how much I eat, then worry about if I like it or not. Just for the record Im about 5'3" and weigh about 90lbs now. (Ive gained 9lbs in 2mo.)