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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 FREE Celiac.com email alerts What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease? - list blood tests, endo with biopsy, genetic test and enterolab (not diagnostic) 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 Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes Where can I buy gluten-free stuff? Support this site by shopping at The Celiac.com Store.
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I thought I should just write a quick thank you to all of you out there on this board. Over the past 4 months of utter confusion about the diet...and not exactly complete understanding from my family (who's actually very wonderful, but just a bit clueless - a friend said to me on the phone yesterday "Hey, it'll be great when you grow out of this and can eat normal again in a few years")....I've learned more on this board than I've been able to anywhere else.

Anyway - to your health - AmandaD

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Amanda, I agree with you wholeheartedly! My doctor handed me a pamplet when I was diagnosed, and that was the guidance I had - I didn't understand about cross contamination at all, and was still being glutened often. Thanks to this board, I feel like I'm becoming a pro, slowly but surely.

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MUUUUUUCHOOOOOOO THANKS from me too! I don't know what I would do without you guys!

You're the best! Muah! :lol::D

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I want to thank some of you new Celiacs as well, you are bringing up things that I haven't thought of in years. Like 17 years ago I was told not to drink root-beer because it has malt, so I never bothered checking into the new products. So, just this morning from a new Celiac I learn that I can have A&W root beer. :lol: A&W ... here I come. I think I'll bring a bottle home and make a float. gluten-free ice-cream of course.

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I agree, you guys are the best! I love when someone asks a question that i know the answer to, b/c it makes me so happy to be able to give back to those that have gotten me through the past 7 months! I have no idea how hard this would have been w/o this board, but thankfully, ill never have to know. You all rock! :D

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I think I learn something new EVERY DAY on this site. It is the best for dealing with all the issues that surround the confusion of having to live this gluten free life in a gluten filled world.

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