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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 for the links, Saz! I'll check them out tomorrow
  2. I'm sorry they were severe . I don't think mine were as severe, even though I did end up in hospital. I did some baking at the weekend - gluten free bread, cookies, and a cake today and it's made me feel better regarding food and so on!
  3. Thank you Heidi! I'll look out for those! I'll try some different breads. I think that's going to be one I don't get used to really. Eating out has been a struggle - my family and I are going out tomorrow as it's my birthday but I haven't found anywhere that does gluten free options. I might just stick with a vegetarian dish if that will work!
  4. Hiya, sorry for the late reply. I eat A LOT of fruit and veg so that wasn't a problem. I never really liked plain meats, I always like flavoring with them so I've been a bit "blah" on the meat side. I'm eating it but it's dry so I've been looking at alternative for like sauces and stuff. So far I've found nothing and haven't had a lot of time to make any from scratch. Then I just at bread, pasta, pizza occasionally and other things. But I like the pasta. Not the bread/pizza though but I'm not too bothered. My main issue was what I could have with things, like meats and things to make meals a little less boring!
  5. Thank you for the recipe! I'm going to give baking cookies a go today, actually!
  6. Thank you Colleen! I'm going to go out and buy some bread today - it's expensive, especially on a student budget but if I freeze it and have a slice every now and then, I'll be fine. Did you get any cravings for the food you used to eat?
  7. Hi everyone, My name is Lauren, I'm 19 years old and I was just hoping for some help. After 1.5 years of tests, new medications and hospital visits, I was finally diagnosed with coeliac disease in July of this year (2013). Since then, I'm been following a gluten free diet but I've been struggling with it. I have been trying out different brands of gluten free bread and even making my own and I still can't handle the taste of it. It's taking me some time to get used to a gluten free diet and it's getting me quite down because I don't know anyone with this condition and none of my friends even really understand it (my housemate - I live at uni, which also makes it hard. Student budget and all - has kindly offered to make me a gluten free cake for my birthday and my other housemate has offered to help me learn recipes which is VERY lovely of them!!) and I just need someone to talk to who has and understands the condition. I am a member of Coeliac UK and have the food directory and a lot more information that comes with it - I was also given a lot from my dietician. It overwhelmed me quite a bit and going gluten free has been a huge change for me. If anyone can help me or just talk about how they are managing with it and reassure me that it does get easier that will really be appreciated! Thank you! Lauren