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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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Hi everyone !! My name is Wendy , you can call me w8in :) I have just had a blood test yesterday for Celiac of course it is not back yet. But I have been struggling with symptoms for a very long time, and my Dr. Would just give me a pill or kinda sluff it off as a minor complaint. Then I was talking to my daughter because she was having issues and my other Daughter chimed in and said maby you have Celiac. I looked it up and called my Doctor, he ordered a blood test, they made a mistake on the blood test, so I went in and had another. and of course it is a holiday weekend! haha (my luck) but my Dr. still just doesn't think it is Celiac. After this blood test comes back I am going to go on a Gluten Free diet no matter what the results! A friend of mine said "You hope your Celiac?" I said I want to know!! I want to know! What is wrong with me!! It would be so easy to change my diet!! I'd rather do that than have to take pills!! I am so sorry this is so long ...... so now I am w8in4test :) I am glad I found this site!! TY :) 

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Doctors   at  times  drive  me insane.... Do you know  which  blood  panel or  tests  you  had  done? (The  last  time) I  understand  you  are  willig  to  accept  a  celiac  dx's ,  its  way better  dx's  than  the  big C..  Who  wants  drugs  that kill off  the liver, surgeries  that  change  our  lifestyle not  to mention  the  pain & healing...&  the  one  I  dislike  is  doctors  telling  us  its  all in your  head....

So I  agree  if  you must  have  a  illness  let  it be  celiac  or  gluten  sensitive,  we  can  control this  baby  by the  way  we  eat. It  isn't  always   convienient,   &  does  have  a learning  curve &  is  more  costly  but  the outcome  is  a  wonderful, full  healthy life....

Welcome  aboard

 

mamaw

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Hello & Welcome

 

Doctors   at  times  drive  me insane.... Do you know  which  blood  panel or  tests  you  had  done? (The  last  time) I  understand  you  are  willig  to  accept  a  celiac  dx's ,  its  way better  dx's  than  the  big C..  Who  wants  drugs  that kill off  the liver, surgeries  that  change  our  lifestyle not  to mention  the  pain & healing...&  the  one  I  dislike  is  doctors  telling  us  its  all in your  head....

So I  agree  if  you must  have  a  illness  let  it be  celiac  or  gluten  sensitive,  we  can  control this  baby  by the  way  we  eat. It  isn't  always   convienient,   &  does  have  a learning  curve &  is  more  costly  but  the outcome  is  a  wonderful, full  healthy life....

Welcome  aboard

 

mamaw

Thank you for the welcome! 

I do not know what test I had. All I know is they did one vial for the test. Then the place they sent it to called me and asked If I could come in and give more blood. So I did, They took 3 vials said they only needed two but it was a very complicated test so they took one more for good measure. They said what they were for, but it all sounded like German to me! I guess I should of had her write it down. I aslo wish I knew how long the labs took before I got an answer. Ohhh well patience is a virtue !! I have also started buying as much Organic as possible!! It is hard to buy everything Organic, but I have been doing the best I can. SO far :) I am looking forward to that "Full Healthy Life" :) 

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