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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. Hey, Nettiebeads! Wow, taught yourself to loom when you were a kid? That's amazing. I like to do small seed bead peyote stitch or brick stitch with gemstome bead accents. I have done wire wrapping: it's fun, you'll like it. I am currently in Albuquerque, NM --but we are moving very soon to Grand Junction, CO. Anyhoo, I am noticing that my skin is becoming smooth and soft now that I am off of gluten. Inside my mouth, too. Thanks, Jane
  2. Deat Nettiebeads, Thank you for the welcome. Yes, too much protein can make me feel creepy, and I appreciate the reminder. This is Day 3. Even tho I am eating starches: rice, corn, potatoes, I am CRAVING wheat! The taste and texture of it! The craving tells me that I am allergic or intolerant. By the way, Nettiebeads, I love beads and do lots of beadwork. Janep
  3. [size=2 Hi. I am brand-spanking new here and this is my first post. I am suspicious that I have celiac, so I am gluten-free. This is day 2. I don't really want to go thru all the testing to see if I officially have it. Last night was the first night I didnt have awful heartburn and acid reflux. In the past few years twice I was rushed to the emergency room (colitis attack)and have had emergency surgery on my stomach (a burst abcess) and the docs said they didnt know what was my problem or why. Never did they say anything about or test for celiac, and I wonder why? I have a lot of other symptoms associated with celiac disease and some of my relatives have gone wheat free or gluten free. I have a son that has schizophrenia and the only way to control it before there were medications developed that would work for him was by eliminating gluten for his diet! Thank you all.