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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. Kansas City Gluten Free People?

    Bo Lings and Carrabas?! Oh no. I don't seem to have the GI symptoms to foods even though I have Celiac, so I will be depending on others' input. I guess I make a poor guinea pig Maybe after being gluten free a while I will then notice when I am exposed. Thanks for posting!
  2. Looking For A Doc In Kansas City

    I live in the KC area and was diagnosed with Celiac a few weeks ago. The GI I saw gave me only 10 mins of his time with this diagnosis and all of my problems (anemia, osteopenia, etc...). I left feeling thankful that I have been educating myself because he didn't have much to say. I had to specifically ask whether I needed follow-ups, bloodwork to track iron and such. Have you all been to Dr. Brown or Buser (as recommended above) yet? If so, would you recommend either? Also, since I have Hashimoto's and now Celiac, I think I might need to see a rheumatologist see what else might lurking! Any recommendations?
  3. Kansas City Gluten Free People?

    Hello KC Friends! I was just diagnosed with Celiac on Friday, so figure I would say hello as I will be visiting this forum often. I live in Leavenworth (just northwest of KC). I wanted to share that the Celiac Sprue Association of Greater Kansas City has a recently updated list of Gluten-Free Friendly Restaurants in KC. Here is the link http://csakansascity.org/information-on-gluten-free-living/gluten-free-restaurants-in-kc/ but it can easily be "googled" if link does not work.