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.
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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
No corn or grains of any kind in their items that I have found. I get them at my local Wegmans and don't know if they are available where you are. Chebe mixes are also grain free. I used them a lot when first diagnosed. They are also tapioca based.
Shar is one of the leading gluten free manufactures, the company is from Europe and if I recall has even stricter gluten testing guidelines then the US. The company primarily uses corn, soy and starches in the goods so I personally can not try them or vouch for them (allergic). I know many others who do swear by them, My thoughts, I made a pudding using agar agar and one with konjac before and cashew milk with extracts and swerve sugar free confectioners sugar. I served it up with Enjoy life crunchy vanilla gram cookies. over the top for a luncheon and it was well received.
That company is good as far as being gluten free goes however they use a lot of soy protein or flour in their items. When first diagnosed I thought I was being glutened by many gluten free foods that were made in dedicated facilities. It took my doing a food and symptom log to realize the common ingredient that was in all those products was soy protein or flour. Could you have an issue with soy? It isn't uncommon for us to have other intolerances or sensitivities.
Has anyone had a reaction after eating any of the Shär gluten-free cookies? I want to make my grandmas old banana Pudding recipe which calls for Nilla wafers. I got the Shär gluten-free chocolate thins as a substitute. They are delicious but an hour after sampling one I started having major symptoms! The only thing I ate just before this was a pair and a fig from my neighbors tree. I should add that I am supersensitive but everything I've read about the company shows they have a pretty spotless record in terms of cross-contamination and dedicated facilities.