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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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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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