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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. I have the same problem! You are not alone! I notice that if I eat jell-o or even vitamins/meds that contain gelatin I don't feel well. Same reaction with the headache, joint pain, puffy eyes, and sleeping problems. Also, my lymph nodes seem swollen my underarms heart and groin...People keep telling me I'm crazy and its "impossible" nope...anything's possible. You're not alone trust me.
  2. I know what you mean! I've been in the same place! I started the gluten free process in Jan...but gluten is in sooooooo much I really haven't been entirely gluten free for very long and keep accidentally eating it and finding out later...lol. Good job! Isn't it wonderful? Do you think you'll get tested? I've been a little frusturated lately because I am so sensitive to it I can't even have food cooked on the same pans :'( Which I thought was insane till I went and tried and now I feel 100% better! I feel like bubble girl! :'( So now I'm going to put myself through hell by eating gluten for my doc apt next wed...not excited but need to show them what happens... Thanx for sharing Im glad I'm not the only one!
  3. I know a few people who have become immune to the lactaid pill, but have found great constant relief from something called Digestive Advantage Lactose Defense Formula. I am lactose intolerant as well and found these work nicely and are much more convenient.My friend suffers from sever lactose intolerant and he swears by it! Hope this helps! I attached a link to show you what it looks like: http://www.digestiveadvantage.com/lactose_defense_formula.asp Stay strong! Feel better
  4. I have found quite a few people suffering from Gluten Intolerance/Celiacs Disease on campus and wondered if there was interest in the area for establishing a support group. Or if anyone knows of a group that already exists in the Portage County area! Please leave a message if you live in the area and are interested! Thanks all and God Bless! Bonni