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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 Celiac.com's FREE weekly eNewsletter   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

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Hello

As many of you have noticed I have not been posting much here for about 6 months. My mother was very ill & sadly she has passed away at her home (her wish) on Nov.22 2010. I know she is in eternal life with all her departed love & her Lord... she is where no illness, no pain , no sadness can hurt her ever again. I am thankful I was able to take loving care of her for the last 6 months.

My heart aches for me but I know she is in God's keeping.

blessings

mamaw

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I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers and thought are with you.

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It's a big change losing a father or mother. They guide us in so many things and in some ways we don't even understand until later. I am sorry for your loss but I agree she is in a better place and probably happy as a clam. That doesn't make the missing of her in your day to day life less important, or less noticeable, but she would probably want you to cheer up fairly soon. But grieving is a normal thing, and we all go through it.

I think this verse is a real hopeful thing to look forward too.

'Romans 8-36 to 39.

36As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter. 37Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us. 38For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, 39Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

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I'm so sorry for your loss. You must have been a great comfort for her these last six months. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

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I'm sorry about your mom. What a blessing you were able to be with her and help her.

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I have shared your feelings...so sorry mamaw. I lost my parents when I was very. How lucky for you to have had her for so long, with a lifetime of memories. ;)

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I am sorry for your loss. ((hugs))

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I"m sorry for your loss, MamaW. You are right, she is now free of illness, pain and sadness and has moved to a beautiful place of peace and joy. Nevertheless, it is still painful for those of us still here as we miss the physical presence of our loved ones.

My thoughts and prayers are with you.

KDawg

Hello

As many of you have noticed I have not been posting much here for about 6 months. My mother was very ill & sadly she has passed away at her home (her wish) on Nov.22 2010. I know she is in eternal life with all her departed love & her Lord... she is where no illness, no pain , no sadness can hurt her ever again. I am thankful I was able to take loving care of her for the last 6 months.

My heart aches for me but I know she is in God's keeping.

blessings

mamaw

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So sorry mamaw. Loss is hard, no matter when it happens. Hugs to you and your family on the difficult road of healing from this.

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