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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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My children's pediatrician is finally tired of hearing me say

"I want my children tested"

He than says "But they are growing fine."

To which I say "I grew fine for 28 years before I found out."

Now I have an appointment w/ the pediatric GI at Schneider's Children Hospital and I hope he is open to the symptoms I see and won't poo-poo my fears and concerns. I get all flustered when I'm with the dr.s that I forget all my great points I think of when I'm at home feeding my children.

If anyone here has dealt with these dr.s, I would like opinions as well as any names of other GI peds in the NYC/LI area.

---Suzanne

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Sorry, I live in California, so I can't help with the doctor question, but I wanted to say the same thing happens to me when I go to the doctor ai forget most of what I wanted to talk to them about. My advice: WRITE IT DOWN. This is the only thing that has helped me to remember all those things I don't want to forget. Especially when you are meeting a new doctor, you want to be able to remember all of their symptoms and other such information.

God bless,

Mariann

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You might want to call the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia Presbyterian in NYC- they might be able to recommend a ped who is familiar with celiac disease.

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