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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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hey all, i'm just about to hit my one- year mark for being gluten free, and i'm feeling so much better than this time last year, but i had a question. i know at first it's said that we'll have good days and bad days while we're healing, but do any of you who have been gluten free for a year or more still have bad days occasionally? mine are very few and far, but sometimes it's hard to tell if i'm feeling bad because of celiac or just because i don't feel well for other reasons. thanks for any input you might have...

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My one year mark hits in January and I still have up and down days. Granted, the up are a lot more often but I still get sick and feel crappy some days. I think it just might be part of living with Celiac.

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I'm at the 2 year mark. I had good/bad days too. I discovered my bad days were not from gluten, but other food problems. I dropped milk and now have almost entirely good days. I suggest you get tested first.

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i agree with getting tested for other alergies/food intolerences.( or better yet doing an elimination diet) I was having a bout 50% good and bad days untill i recently gave up milk, corn, rice & fruit. Now i am having nearly 100% good days :) I am slowly bringing back every thing i have eliminated. starting wiht rice and apples, and havnt had a problem with iether. I strongly suspect that i have another food tolerance, and this way i will be able to finally pin point it.

It seems that SO many other people have gotten rid of nearly all symptoms by doing elimination diets, so i highly suggest doing this , if you are still having that many bad days after 1 year!!

good luck, lillie

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i've figured out dairy only hurts my stomach after i've had a lot, but my doctor just ran a test to see if i'm anemic, which could be the reason why i'm so tired and such on bad days, so we shall see. thanks for the replies :)

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