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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. "That's a real disease? I thought you were just saying that stuff to get attention!" My response? "Google it."
  2. I'm posting early today, because I have a feeling my day is going to get crazy. My husband is going to grill some steaks, and I'm going to do baked potatoes, using my spin on this recipe-http://www.food.com/recipe/sliced-baked-potatoes-58121, along with some steamed spinach.
  3. I'm new to this (1 week), and have a few questions. I used to do a ton of baking-I baked all of our breads, everything. I use the Pampered Chef stoneware bread pans. Do I need to buy new ones, or will a good washing in the dishwasher clean them up enough I can start experimenting with gluten-free breads? Do I need to scrub all of my stoneware? (I have a LOT of stoneware that I use on a regular basis.) What about my bamboo utensils? Do I need to scrap those and buy all new? Should I switch back to plastic and/or metal? Heck, are my regular pots and pans safe for me to use? What about the plastic cups/refillable water bottles I've been using? I didn't realize cross contamination was such a big issue... Now, I don't know if I'm simply cooking my gluten-free meals in gluten pots/pans and defeating the whole purpose of the gluten-free diet. And because I have no idea what my "tolerance level" is, am I going to have to worry about gluten in my shampoo, conditioner, soaps, lotions, lip balms and such? I'm beginning to think this isn't going to be as easy a transition as I thought it would be... Thanks in advance!
  4. I'm making chicken tacos with some of the gluten-free taco sauce I picked up at Sprouts Farmers Market Saturday. I've only had my Celiac diagnosis for a week, so I'm still working out the gluten-free cooking and such. I love cooking, though, so I don't think it will be too hard. I've got some gluten-free brown rice tortillas, and I'll try the taco meat in a burrito style. I think I'll be coming here frequently to get some gluten-free recipe ideas.