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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 take these for iron as I just found out I'm anemic. http://www.naturesbounty.com/product/001603%C2'> (Gentle Iron 28mg by Nature's Bounty) I also found these: www.proferrin.com I have had major issues with iron supplements in the past (bad tummy ache, nausea, etc.) but I have had zero issues with the two mentioned above. I have also started taking the gummy vitamins (VitaFushion). For whatever reason, I didn't think to start vitamin supplements after going gluten-free in early 2009. Oops... Anyway, I'm extremely sensitive to gluten and I've found those two iron supplements to work well for me, without any gluten-like reactions or side effects normally associated with iron.
  2. I had the same awful experience with Breyer's Mint Chocolate Chip ice cream. I am very sensitive to gluten, so if there's gluten in a product my body will definitely let me know (in the worst possible ways, as you all can imagine! ) Within a few hours of eating it last night I had gas, horrible cramps, diarrhea, nausea and that familair sensation only gluten causes that feels like my entire digestive system was scalded with hot water. I do not have other food allergies and I had not eaten anything else out of the ordinary that day. Like the original poster said, I wish I would have seen this thread prior to having to endure last night and this morning. I am so thankful that this message board is here, and I just wanted to share my experience so that other people know to definitely be wary of Breyer's Ice Cream (which makes me sad, but I'd rather be sad than sick! )