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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 know you know what your talking about. But, since the new Dr. may not be familiar with celiac testing, do you have a link to a medical information page that tells which blood tests are most important?
  2. Should I go a primary doctor or a specialist Should I go to a primary care doctor or a specialist? Do I need all four of the last tests?
  3. Hello all, Per the advice of another member on this forum, I am going to make an appointment with a family practice MD/nutritionist tommorow for a celiac disease test. I am currently eating all the gluten/wheat stuff. I need any information/tips/ and advice on what to ask/which test to get. No one in my family I know of has a diagnosed celiac disease. i am a 29 year old male.
  4. Coming Back To Gluten Free

    Also, i know you said any doctor can do the bloodwork, but would going to an allergist/immunologist be better in regards accuracy? And, I have to be "on" gluten to get accurate results, right? How accurate is the bloodwork tests?
  5. Coming Back To Gluten Free

    Thanks for the information. So, even though I have tested positive on an allergy panel by an md for wheat in 2005, I should get specifically tested for celiac?
  6. Coming Back To Gluten Free

    Whoa! I thought you HAD to have severe symptoms, like fecal problems. Thanks for updating me. Whats the best way to get tested?
  7. Coming Back To Gluten Free

    Pree Pretty sure I dont have celiac disease. I believe it is a wheat allergy/intolerance. i just dont have the main symptoms of celiac.
  8. Hello all, I am coming back to a gluten-free diet, as well as DF. While I have more symptoms of wheat allergies, rather than Gluten allergies, a couple years ago I had great results. I was still eating my usual portions and the stuff was even more starchy because of all the gluten-free foods. However, I lost about 20lbs and was SO much less swollen. These days, I even cheat with beer! My face is puffy and Im carrying some weight. GRRRRR So, here it goes again!