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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'm going to Houston next month for a week for business and although I know its a huge metro area, I'm curious if anyone knows any gluten-free places I can eat...

Thanks for your help, due to the nature of the trip, I will be eating out for every meal, I can help with restaurant selection but its not going to be easy.

Thanks, Susan

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The only places I know of are P.F. Changs (the one by my house has been absolutely fabulous. I haven't had a problem, and I'm pretty sensitive at this point), Outback Steakhouse (which vary by location in this area...the one closest to me is really good, but the second closets is really bad--waitress thought picking croutons off the salad and leaving the crumbs would be acceptable, along with some other problems-- so make sure that you speak to the manager or make sure your waiter/waitress is really understanding), and Carrabba's.

There's also the typical fast food places, but it's been my experience that the only really reliable place down here is Chick-fil-a. Wendys and McDonalds have both given me problems.

I have not had good experiences with the Chili's down here, so you might be careful if you need to visit one.

Sorry I couldn't be really helpful, but I've avoided eating out as much as humanely possible since being diagnosed.

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Someone in charge of the houston gluten-free group told me there were a number of bar b q places in town that are gluten-free, but I can't help you with the names of them, she said I had to pay for the list of them. It was only $5. so it might be worth it to you but I felt it was very unfriendly to ask a visitor to pay, so I didn't! (shooting myself in the foot for sure!)

thanks for your help, I'm going to have to do the chain places I guess.

Susan

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Wow, I didn't know that there was such a list. Thanks for letting me know.

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LOL well if you get it and there are any upscale places in downtown houston, let me know!

susan

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