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I've been watching "House" looking for the celiac disease Show. Do you think it might be on tonight? The previews from last week showed a bicyclist racing, falling, and something about his system(s) shutting down or dying. Do you think that might be the one??

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I checked the listing and I think that the issue is steriods--House dosen't want to treat the guy because he suspects he's used them. I look ahead on my TiVo and haven't found the Celiac episode yet. If I do, I'll post it.

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There's always the possibility that it could be mentioned in such a way that it is one of the first diagnoses they come up with before they find the right one.....

Karen

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True--wouldn't want it to sneak past us! :)

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I thought it might be it last night when a guy came into the clinic and told House that he was have diarrhea 13+ times a day (and he was a flight attendant, so it was REALLY inconvenient!). I was thinking, Please don't let this be it...It ended up he had quit smoking and was chewing 6 packs of sugarless gum a day and the artifical sweeteners was having a laxative effect on him.

I am hoping they do a complete show on it, since celiac disease is so difficult to diagnose, and gets misdiagnosed with so many things first, it would make a good disease for House.

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Ha Ha :D I thought the same thing last night!

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When they started talking about lupus and MS for the cyclist, I thought that they were going to end up with celiac, but it wasn't.......

I cracked up when House came out of that room as said "Clean up in aisle 5!!"

Karen

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Ha Ha :D  I thought the same thing last night!

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Same here. Looks like next week's episode is about AIDS. I'll watch it just to get to the previews.

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Man what a well thought out marketing ploy this celiac disease show has been.. its got y'all watching week after week looking for it LOL

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LOL! Yeah... I was watching it too last night just waiting for them to mention it!

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Man what a well thought out marketing ploy this celiac disease show has been.. its got y'all watching week after week looking for it LOL

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I have to admit I was already watching it every week! I really like the show. It is very entertaining.

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