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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 What if my doctor won't listen to me? An Open Letter to Skeptical Health Care Practitioners Gluten-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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Thank you for wanting to be informed! :D

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Well-hi! We're glad to have you here!

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Wow! That's awesome. Celiac is quite a revelation isn't it?

Welcome to the boards!

Nancy

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Welcome aboard! We can learn from each other :D

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RD huh? Question for you... if I am eating pretty healthy (you know McDonalds super sized meal for lunch, Burger King for dinner, Baskin Robbins for break fast, Snickers and stuff like that in between to control hunger...) why am I so fat and out of shape? I mean I do walk to my car EVERY DAY! Heck I have to go down THREE STAIRS in to my garage to get to it!

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RD huh? Question for you... if I am eating pretty healthy (you know McDonalds super sized meal for lunch, Burger King for dinner, Baskin Robbins for break fast, Snickers and stuff like that in between to control hunger...) why am I so fat and out of shape? I mean I do walk to my car EVERY DAY! Heck I have to go down THREE STAIRS in to may garage to get to it!

Ha ha :lol: Don't worry Laurie...Vincent is quite the joker. Oh, I think... ;)

Vincent--I think you need some more dairy, calcium. That would help. Why don't you add a shake to your dinner?

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yah, He needs to add a shake! Welcome, Laurie....I'm new myself! :D

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Don't worry, she'll get used to Vincent soon enough, and come to love him just like we do!

Welcome to the boards! A great bunch of people here......

Karen

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WELCOME--WE ARE A WONDERFUL CARING GROUP OF FOLKS.

JUDY IN PHILLY

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Welcome! There's a lot we all learn from each other - it's a great place!

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Welcome! There's a lot we all learn from each other - it's a great place!

Hi, Laurie-

I, too, am new. Happy you're on here. Vincent, what a treat! An irreverant sense of humor, something I love. (Special Ed for the Emotionally and Behaviorily Disturbed helps hone irreverance and a love for the unorthodox) Take care!

lisa

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Welcome Laurie! :P

You've come to the right place. People here are so warm and friendly and can provide lots of information based on personal experience.

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Hello there! Welcome to the board. Nice to have you here. Feel free to ask any questions... you might ask something someone else needs answered too!!! :)

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Ha ha :lol: Don't worry Laurie...Vincent is quite the joker. Oh, I think... ;)

Vincent--I think you need some more dairy, calcium. That would help. Why don't you add a shake to your dinner?

LOL ...that sounds like a plan!

Vincent,

In addition to the shake, you might consider adding one of those blooming onions I've been missing from Outback. Eat the whole thing, with an extra serving of sauce, incorporating it into your usual diet plan. With the additional fat, plus the lovely naturally occuring syn-propanethial-S-oxide and gut rumbling spices, your belly will explode, and you'll have no more fitness/health issues. RIP, it was nice knowing you for a short, short while.

Whew, there ...solved that one. :D

Next, please? :)

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eLaurie--You're going to fit in here just fine :lol:

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LOL ...that sounds like a plan!

Vincent,

In addition to the shake, you might consider adding one of those blooming onions I've been missing from Outback. Eat the whole thing, with an extra serving of sauce, incorporating it into your usual diet plan. With the additional fat, plus the lovely naturally occuring syn-propanethial-S-oxide and gut rumbling spices, your belly will explode, and you'll have no more fitness/health issues. RIP, it was nice knowing you for a short, short while.

Whew, there ...solved that one. :D

Next, please? :)

OKAY THANKS! AS SOON AS I FINISH THIS TRIPPLE PEANUTBUTTER MOCHA FUDGE MINT STRAWBERRY ICE CREAM SHEET CAKE I'LL DO THAT!

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:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:

(Anybody else feeling nauseous just reading this?)

:D

Nancy

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:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:

(Anybody else feeling nauseous just reading this?)

:D

Nancy

Me, me. :lol::lol::lol:

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:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:

(Anybody else feeling nauseous just reading this?)

:D

Nancy

:ph34r: Sadly, I think it sounds good. :lol::lol:

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:ph34r: Sadly, I think it sounds good. :lol::lol:

Me too :o

Must resist :ph34r:

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Yep, I'm a dietitian :ph34r: ...and still don't feel like I know squat professionally about celiac disease, but ya'll are certainly helping me along the learning curve, both as a fellow-sufferer and a professional. I'm doing lots of productive lurking.

Wanted to say thanks! :)

good on you for admmitting this, and good for you for wanting to do something about it.

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eLaurie, welcome to the board! :wub:

Vincent, you made my tummy hurt! :lol::lol:

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Welcome! And how did you deal with the chemistry getting your degree :lol:

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