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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. Hello I am new to this forum - just a little background - our beautiful 2 year old daughter was diagnosed with DiGeorge Syndrome late last year - then diagnosed with Celiac earlier this year. She has been on a Gluten Free diet since February. It was a 180 when we changed her diet - she went from not walking/talking/no hair/underweight/etc to walking/talking/gaining weight/hair/etc within the first 30 days. We have been so amazed by the transformation. We just had blood work done a few weeks ago and received a call that the Celiac numbers were still high (I know that this is not the correct term but do not have my notes with me). They went from 130 back earlier this year to 133. Bottom line the doctor said that our daughter is still getting Gluten in her diet somehow - more than likely cross contamination. We have changed alot in our house - separate dishes, pots, pans, silverware, etc - daycare has also done the same. Checked soap, finger-paints, play dough, etc. We make sure we wash our hands constantly. Have any of you experience this - can you please give me some advice. I feel like we are failing our daughter but don