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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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Hi Erica. Last night I found the whole list of support groups in New York State, though I have a suspicion not all of them are functioning now. But the last Thursday, I attended a meeting of one of them in New York City. We met at a restaurant and had a nice dinner with even nicer conversation. It's Greater New York City Celiac Support Group. Contacts:

Alice Dunnie Chenal

60 Sutton Place South

New York, NY 10022

(212) 755-9541 (she doesn't have an answering machine)

Merle Cachia

456 Riverside Drive, #8-A

New York, NY 10027

(212) 662-2464

Initially, I contacted Dunnie, and later at the meeting met with Merle. Both these ladies and other celiacs I've met are very nice, sweet, sharing and sympathetic people.

In case you're interested in such groups located in Long Island, Stated Island, or other places of our state, contact me. Good luck. Hope to meet you next month when we'll have a lecture.

Alexa

alexa11219@aol.com

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