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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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Celiac Support In Washington?
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SadiesMomma    0

Hi there,

I am a mother to a 2 year old who may have celiac disease but may not as well. She has minor symptoms..... But I have celiac disease, my mother has celiac disease symptoms and stomach cancer, My brother also has stomach cancer but no celiac disease that he knows of, and my grandmother has celiac disease symptoms as well.... It runs only on my mothers side.

I dont speak with any of them much because they werent around when I was growing up at all till about a year and a half ago so its hard to discuss things like this to them since we arent too close.

Anyway, I have looked online but have had no luck finding a support group here in Washington. Does anyone know of any? I would love to be able to meet up with other people that have this disease so I can feel a little more normal and not so much of "that sick girl".

thanks guys!

-Heather

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Here is what I found in your state: I hope it helps :)

Washington

Clinton - Resource:

Contact: Jennifer Shea, Dietetic Technician

6127 S Heather Dr.

Clinton, WA 98236

Tel: (360) 341-8990

Eastsound - Resource:

Contact: Priscilla Burr

P.O. Box 1477

Eastsound, WA 98245

Tel: (360) 376-3070

E-mail: paburr@pacificrim.net

Everett - Resource:

Contact: Karen Peterson

704 Waverly

Everett, WA 98201

Tel: (425) 252-9069

Port Angeles - Resource:

Contact: Joe Clemens

P.O. Box 3201

Port Angeles, WA 98362-0342

Tel: (360) 417-0307

Seattle - Support Group

Contact:

Gluten Intolerance Group of North America

15110 - 10 Ave SW, Suite A

Seattle WA 98166-1820

Tel: (206) 246-6652

Fax: 206-246-6531

E-mail: gig@gluten.net or gig@accessone.com

Tacoma - Support Group

Contact:

South Puget South Gluten Intolerance Group

15110 - 10 Ave SW, Suite A

Seattle WA 98166-1820

Tel: (206) 246-6652

Fax: 206-246-6531

E-mail: gig@gluten.net or gig@accessone.com

Tacoma - Support Group

Contact:

Tacoma Area Children's Group

15110 - 10 Ave SW, Suite A

Seattle WA 98166-1820

Tel: (206) 246-6652

Fax: 206-246-6531

E-mail: gig@gluten.net or gig@accessone.com

Yakima - Resource:

Contact: Reesa Zuber

Washington Middle School

510 S. 9th St.

Yakima, WA 98901

Tel: (509) 453-2738 or (509) 573-2307

E-mail: zuberrk@destiny.esd105.wednet.edu

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SadiesMomma    0

Holy Moly Stacie!!!!! :D

If I could I'd hug you!!! Actually one of the groups you found is in my city. Its on the other side of town but that is a lot better of a commute than to a large city (appx. 2 or 3 hours away). :blink:

thanks for being so helpful with everyone on here! It sincerly helps! :P

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Heather, you are welcome but I cannot take all the credit, it was right here on this site :D (we need to all thank Scott for his time and research putting it all together)!!!

This website is full of so much wonderful information, I've been around a while so I knew right where to look for ya!!!! :rolleyes:

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