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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 FREE Celiac.com email alerts   What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease? - list blood tests, endo with biopsy, genetic test and enterolab (not diagnostic) 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 Where can I buy gluten-free stuff? Support this site by shopping at The Celiac.com Store.


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  1. I have noticed that while I was never diagnosed with Celiac, my doctor recommended I try going Gluten Free. I gave it a half hearted effort for one week, then had my blood lipid panels drawn. To my surprise my LDL and total cholesterol came down (considering I started with a total of 425 and the Zetia only brought it down to 385... big deal... but the lack of gluten brought it down another 45 points (340... I know... it's still too high... but I've been told all my life... "it's hereditary". Well... got news for those who say that... Cholesterol is your body's response to inflammation!" Well known fact among the medical community BUT if they search and destroy the inflammation... they'd put themselves and the pharmaceutical companies out of business (or partly) so I thought... nuts to you... I'm gonna start trying to eliminate various things and see what happens.I eat a fair amount of Salmon (high in Omega 3s), use Flax seed (grind as I need it), eggs are back in my diet AND the lactose intolerance that leaves you craving cheese has been solved by using goat and sheep milk products... no probemo! I was on statins and finally said "no more". Side effects were not worth it. You have to get on the internet and search, search, search and work with your doctor. If he/she won't cooperate... find one who will. Those who actually help cure people are usually the ones who won't take insurance thus... can't be as easily controlled by the corporates. They go back to the original intention of doctors... to heal and cure their patients.