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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. Thank you very much for your information, i will try and search for the older threads, forgot about that before i started this one, sorry about that. This gives my so mush hope that it wont be difficulty at all living in Japan with celiac as I first thought. /Nicko
  2. Hi, first of i should introduce myself. I'm a 23 year old guy living from Sweden, the country with maybe the highest levels of celiac disease in the world what I've heard. I've been a celiac almost my entire life, i got my diagnose when i was 2 and have been on a gluten-free diet ever since. I'm not sure what sensitivity levels there are, but if i mistakenly eat something with gluten and it can be very small amount it take almost precisely on hour before everything thats in my stomach, well, comes back up so to speak. To my question then, I've been thinking of going to Japan for at least one year studying the language and culture. But my celiac is holding me back (which it have my whole life), in Sweden it's a very commonly known thing and you can order food almost everywhere that is gluten-free, so i have become very comfortable with living here with my celiac. And so I'm a little afraid that it's not so common in Japan and what i have read it isn't. So my question for anyone living in Japan on a gluten-free diet on the forum, how does it work out? Can you ask for gluten-free food at restaurants? And how easy is it finding gluten-free ingredients, such as soy sauce for example? /Nicko