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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. Fast Food Places

    Okay, so I've been working at a fast food joint for 2 weeks now, and honestly I wouldn't trust ANY of them. Crumbs from everything, get everywhere, things sometimes aren't cleaned just wiped down with sanitizing solution, everyone runs all over the place shouting orders to each other and bumping into each other so it is too hectic to keep track of any one thing. I would maybe trust Five Guys just because the only things they make are burgers, fries and shakes so you don't have to worry about the fries in the same fry oil as other things etc...
  2. Gluten Free In Japan?

    I am in Japan now and staying for 3 months but so far (2 weeks) I haven't gotten sick thankfully. I think basic things to avoid are: soy sauce breading most sauces (they use soy sauce in almost every sauce) noodles (even buckwheat, unless you can read japanese or know someone who can and they can confirm that it is 100% buckwheat) On to the positives: I am lucky, my friend's wife is Japanese so she can check pakaging for me. A serious investment would be to buy the Triumph Dining Cards. Japanese are really kind and they understand you have special needs and will help you. I have had several Japanese friends talking to waiters and the waiters were very patient and would go and check on all the food for us. Tamari (gluten-free) soysauce is available here and I have seen it several times I have found rice noodles They have lots of fruit and veggies Rice Potatoes Beans meats Rice crackers (should be checked to make sure they have no flour) That is all I have discovered so far, I'll try to put more information as I learn more.