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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 FREE Celiac.com email alerts   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 Where can I buy gluten-free stuff? Support this site by shopping at The Celiac.com Store.


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  1. Hi CelesteT, sorry I didn't see your question about being a vegetarian and trying GAPS until now. The GAPS diet would be very difficult to do as a vegetarian and indeed the doctor who wrote the book advises against being vegetarian. Fish stocks are included in the diet and are very healthy for most people, so I think that would be a good way to start!

  2. Hi Everyone, I've just joined tonight & this is my 1st post....I just had to add to this one! I have a terrible time with alcohol & I've never understood why until recently. I have asthma, allergies, anaphylaxis & GI (just diagnosed). Since my diagnosis, I have tried to reduce my alcohol intake to just potatoe Vodka - but that can be difficult to get hold of & when I'm out with friends or at a party, it's tough! I'm vegetarian, gluten intolerant & now I have to ask bartenders for potatoe vodka, lol, I feel like such a bore!!! A few night's ago I allowed myself to be talked into having a couple of glasses of red wine, it went to my head immediately & I foolishly was so 'merry' I drank a couple more glasses - I can't remember what happened next, but from what I was told it wasn't pretty! I was staying the night at my friends place & came rushing into their room in the early hours of the morning insisting someone was in the house, they got up & checked, no-one was there, so I then rush into the arms of there flatmate & started to cry *blush* - I can't remember any of this & when I woke the next day I was in agony. I literally couldn't even get out of bed until 7pm the following evening....even then I was shakey & very vulnerable. I made my way home got into bed & slept for another 13hrs, my whole system felt full of poison. Does anyone else here have that kind of reaction to wine/red wine? I've noticed that it is by far the worse drink for me...I can get drunk very quickly with it & it takes me two full days at least to recover from it. I'm not talking about a huge quantity either & I make sure I eat food & drink water etc. They say wine is ok for GI & Celiac, but I don't agree at all...I guess it's just trial & error.