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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. Speaker to be announced. Support group meeting to follow. gluten-free refreshments, Location: St. Lukes HEC, 3333 Squalicum Pkway, Bellingham, WA for more information on Bellingham Gluten Intolerance Group Activities, please visit: www.GlutenFreeWay.info
  2. Annual Business Mtg. of Bellingham Gluten Intolerance Group (BGIG). Annual reports, news and events, new support leaders to be chosen, information on Community Awareness Event to be presented, as well as goals for 2008. Support meeting to follow. Location: St. Lukes HEC, 3333 Squalicum Pkway, Bellingham. For more info on all BGIG activities/information: www.GlutenFreeway.info
  3. Bellingham, WA - GF Dinner

    Join Bellingham Gluten Intolerance Group for our Annual Gluten Free Dinner ! We will gather at Jeckyl & Hyde Deli and Ale House for this years dinner. Be sure and get your reservations in early as last year we nearly sold out (we only have room for 55 guests). Party begins at 7 PM, so don't be late. This year we will be introducing gluten-free beer to the menu ! Write to Caroline Y. via email - Dinner Reservations to reserve your space today. For more information, visit Bellingham GIG websiite
  4. Please join us at our own Carrie Stone takes pot and pan to the stove top to whip up a gluten-free dinner menu. We will begin to get organized about 6:30 with time for questions as we set up for the evening demonstration. Actual presentation to begin about 7 PM. Fun new ingredients such as gluten-free beer to be featured. Also, this is our second of two meetings where gluten-free cookbooks/lifestyle books can be purchased at our cost (member benefit). Public is welcome to attend all BGIG meetings. Location: Ferndale HS Home Economics Room Time: 7 PM to 9 PM Hosted by Bellingham Gluten Intolerance Group For more information on gluten intolerance, our activities or contact info, visit: www.glutenfreeway.info Don't miss upcoming presentation by Dr. Kenneth Fine, MD, noted gastroenterologist - speaking on April 9th from 6:30 to 8:30 at St. Luke's - "Gluten Intolerance - a better road to diagnosis"
  5. Seattle's First Gluten Free Food Festival and International Beer Tasting to be held at Bell Harbor International Conference Center, Pier 66 in Seattle, Washington beginning at 3 PM until 7 PM. Hosted by GIG (and proceeds to benefit). Advance ticket purchase - Adult $30, Youth (12 and under) $20 (includes beverage coupon) At the door - Adults $40, Youth $25 Admission includes: Access to Odyssey Discovery Center, gourmet gluten-free foods, meet our beer sponsors and judge the selections, gluten-free dessert and silent auction, no-host bar with gluten-free beers and hard ciders. This will be a fun event, bring a friend or a group of friends and celebrate St. Patrick's Day Gluten-Free. Questions: www.gluten.net (GIG) or phone 253-833-6655 To purchase tickets by mail or online - http://www.gluten.net/events.htm
  6. Bellingham Gluten Intolerance Group - Regular Support Meeting at St. Lukes Health Ed. Bldg. Note: later start time than usual - 7:30 PM to 9 PM. Sign-Up sheet for carpooling to Gluten Free Beer Festival in Seattle on March 17, new ROCK group in Bellingham for Kids & Parents, upcoming presentation by Dr. Kenneth Fine of the Institute of Intestinal Health (see April 9th). Everyone is welcome and bring a friend to learn about gluten intolerance, gluten-free treats to share are encouraged. You do not have to be a member to attend BGIG meetings. For more information on activities visit: www.glutenfreeway.info
  7. Speaker for the Feb. meeting is Nancy Moore. Ms. Moore is a celiac herself and trained in acupuncture and Chinese herbalogy. She will be speaking on additional types of treatments to help your body heal in all areas after a gluten intolerance diagnosis. Support meeting to follow. Time: 7-9 PM St. Lukes Health Education Building, Bellingham, WA - hosted by Bellingham Gluten Intolerance Group for more information, please call 332-7435 or visit www.glutenfreeway.info Planning a visit to the Northwest - be sure and join us for a meeting - we welcome all visitors !