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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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Last week I stooped eating sweets for lent.....the next day I felt like I had the flu....I think it must have been sugar withdrawal.......so went back to eating my ritual two pieces of gluten free dark chocolate every night. Also eat two pieces of gluten-free carmel candy everyday. I'm planning to wean next week.....I'm 67 years old and much more sensitive to any fast change so will take it slow. I'm wondering if I need to permanently remove these substances..... Is sugar a problem for anyone? I tire very easily and wonder if this could be at least part of the reason....also likely affects my mood more than I'm willing to admit.....I'm addicted bc the thought of giving these up makes me want to cry.

Also eat a fair amount of almonds every day.....my stomach seems fine with these but not sure if this,may be contributing to my low energy.

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Have you had your blood glucose tested lately? Tree nuts everyday? You might have developed an intolerance.

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