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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? - 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

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  1. Apothic Inferno Wine

    Why wouldn't it be gluten-free? whiskey is gluten-free. Wine is gluten-free.
  2. Brands

    There are people convinced they react to water.... Use some common sense and read labels. Most Celiacs don't post on here and most probably live their lives believing when a product says it is gluten-free that it is gluten-free. I have seen people convinced they are reacting to a gluten-free product but it turns out to be something else. Don't let people scare you if it makes no sense.
  3. Brands

    Just read the ingredients? Its very unlikely to have gluten in pickled stuff or cheese (except the beer cheese). Never seen a marshmallow with gluten (I like Kraft because I think they are better). I use McCormick for most spices & vanilla.. they are just spices. Never seen a vanilla with gluten. IN the US, wheat will be clearly announced in the ingredients (its a law). Rye is only in a few things like bread or crackers & its an ingredient so it will be listed as an ingredient. Barley is listed as barley or malt (usually barley malt). Brewers yeast sometimes contains gluten - so avoid. Oats need to say gluten-free oats or the product needs to be listed as gluten-free. Lots of pre-packed lunch meats actually say gluten free on them. Go to the store and look!
  4. newbie!

    Those are all symptoms of Celiac. For some it is constipation and weigh gain. Its odd that way. Did the doctor offer any help or advice? You will need to go gluten free for life.
  5. LAX Airport - gluten free options??

    I would be careful of airport versions of restaurants that are usually good for gluten-free food. I have found they are usually not the same or run the same. But you might find some gluten-free snacks. they might have pre-packaged gluten-free foods.
  6. I don't think it could be anything else with numbers that high!
  7. Airborne gluten?

    I think you are fine. You are wiping off anything that was left out before using.
  8. I just do a variety of gluten free foods. Many because someone doesn't like cheese on his potatoes or someone won't eat something else. I figure they won't starve if all they like is the turkey and the canned cranberry or the sweet potatoes and the apple sauce.
  9. Welcome to the club you never wanted to join! Your official secret decoder ring and info on the secret handshake will be sent soon! Lol
  10. The other test looks like the one to determine if the TTG IGA test will work on you. The simple explanation is - a few people don't make "IGAs" that show up in the blood test. In those people, they have to do a different test. This shows that you are able to make the "IGAs". A strongly positive TTG test, like yours, almost always means Celiac. If the test was slightly elevated, it could be from something else. For example, my son's test was very slightly positive, but when taken again later, was very negative. MY TTG was over 100 - it wasn't from a virus or something else. http://www.cureceliacdisease.org/faq/which-blood-tests-should-i-have-to-screen-for-celiac-disease/
  11. It means you likely have Celiac Disease. But your doctor should tell you that and refer you to a GI for further testing
  12. Sounds like you have a good doctor! http://www.cureceliacdisease.org/faq/do-your-liver-enzymes-return-to-normal-after-going-gluten-free/ "...Elevated liver enzymes are one of the extra-intestinal signs of celiac disease, so patients with elevated liver enzymes should be tested for it. .."
  13. You can private message each other here . Exchange emails or whatever.... click on on the persons picture and so “message’
  14. You are replying to a 7 year old post, so I doubt you will hear back.
  15. Donating to Celiac research

    http://www.cureceliacdisease.org/ University of Chicago Celiac Center.