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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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Just looking for some families in jacksonville nc area. My son was diagnosed in May and I have yet to meet another person with celiacs. It would just be nice to have some local support and discuss things!

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Hi,

I'm in Asheville NC.

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Hi.

How old is your son? Our family is in Kure Beach. That's not too far from Jacksonville. The kids go to school in Wilmington. I have celiac disease as well as my 11 year old daughter. I also believe me my 10 year old son has it as well. He went gluten free over the summer and feels so much better. He doesn't want to have to eat gluten again in order to be tested, so I am leaving the choice to him.

Vicki

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Hi! I live in Jacksonville, NC and also haven't met anyone else with Celiac here. I was diagnosed in 2003 (age 17) and have been living (or at least trying to live) gluten-free since then. My sister also has it. Thanks for posting, I never would have known there was anyone here with it too!

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Just looking for some families in jacksonville nc area. My son was diagnosed in May and I have yet to meet another person with celiacs. It would just be nice to have some local support and discuss things!

Hello! My mom and my little sister are just getting ready to start the gluten free diet. They live in Wilmington, which if I remember is around an hour away. I live in Nebraska, so I'm not much help, but I have given them a lot of information, meal plans, etc... to help them out. It's so hard when you're first starting off and you feel kind of isolated!! I totally understand!

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Hi!

I am so happy to find someone else in Jacksonville with Celiac disease.(Not that I'm glad you have it. lol) I thought I was the only one. I was just diagnosed in February. Any ideas you may have for gluten-free shopping or restaurant suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Our supply here seems to be pretty limited. I usually just cook everything I eat other than fresh veggies and fruit.:(

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Hi!

I am so happy to find someone else in Jacksonville with Celiac disease.(Not that I'm glad you have it. lol) I thought I was the only one. I was just diagnosed in February. Any ideas you may have for gluten-free shopping or restaurant suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Our supply here seems to be pretty limited. I usually just cook everything I eat other than fresh veggies and fruit.:(

My sister and her daughter live in Sneads Ferry, right near Jacksonville both are gluten-free. Her daughter is going into first grade! Let me know if you want to meet, she is excellent at gluten free cooking!

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My sister and her daughter live in Sneads Ferry, right near Jacksonville both are gluten-free. Her daughter is going into first grade! Let me know if you want to meet, she is excellent at gluten free cooking!

I am staying in Wilmington visiting my sister for a few weeks and returning home soon.I found several places that catered to Celiacs. One was a food co op called Tidal Creek. They are located on Oleander. They label all their shelves to indicate the item is gluten-free. Their salad bar dishes are all indicated if gluten-free and warnings not to mix utensils. Another place is Lovey's Market in Landfall shopping center. Their salad bar also lists ingredients as gluten-free free or not.

Harris Teeter has a good selection of gluten-free foods as well. THey even carry the gluten-free beer which is very good.

hope that helps...!

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My sister and her daughter live in Sneads Ferry, right near Jacksonville both are gluten-free. Her daughter is going into first grade! Let me know if you want to meet, she is excellent at gluten free cooking!

Thanks! I could really use some tips for baking and frying. The recipes and commercial mixes I have tried so far taste fair, but are VERY dry. The flour seems to fall right off and end up burned in the bottom of the pan.

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I am staying in Wilmington visiting my sister for a few weeks and returning home soon.I found several places that catered to Celiacs. One was a food co op called Tidal Creek. They are located on Oleander. They label all their shelves to indicate the item is gluten-free. Their salad bar dishes are all indicated if gluten-free and warnings not to mix utensils. Another place is Lovey's Market in Landfall shopping center. Their salad bar also lists ingredients as gluten-free free or not.

Harris Teeter has a good selection of gluten-free foods as well. THey even carry the gluten-free beer which is very good.

hope that helps...!

Thank you!! I will have to make a trip to Wilmington soon. I appreciate your help. I can't wait to try these places.
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I am in Jacksonville, NC

My son was 7 when he was diagnosed and is now 14.

Would love to meet other families~

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Hi!

I am so happy to find someone else in Jacksonville with Celiac disease.(Not that I'm glad you have it. lol) I thought I was the only one. I was just diagnosed in February. Any ideas you may have for gluten-free shopping or restaurant suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Our supply here seems to be pretty limited. I usually just cook everything I eat other than fresh veggies and fruit.:(

There aren't too many places in Jacksonville itself. There is a small health store in the New River Shopping Center that offers a few gluten-free items. Food Lion on Piney Green Rd offers a good selection, Walmart also now offers gluten free items. If you are willing to travel Harris Teeters, Loveys and Tidal Creek in Wilmington offer gluten-free items.

As for restaurants, the best in town I have found so far is Outback Steakhouse, they have a dedicated gluten-free menu. Also Olive Gardens now offers a gluten-free pasta meal. Longhorn steakhouse also claims to offer gluten-free dining but I have not tried them yet. Just be sure to remind them that you do not want bread. Sometimes the waitresses that pack the food in take out bags forget and include the bread.

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We are in Jacksonville and have a 9 yr old daughter with Celiac.

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Hi,

I know this thread is old but I'm in Swansboro.  My husband and I moved here almost 6 years ago and I was diagnosed with Celiac 3 years ago.  I can't find a support group, meetup group or anyone else that has Celiac even close to me.  I would happily drive to Jacksonville or host a group if people are willing to come to Swansboro.  I've learned a lot during the past three years but still have trouble with groups, dining, out etc.

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