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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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I just came across a company that looks like they might be of use for really sensitive celiacs particularly, so I'm putting it up here! :-)

Montana gluten free processors

They make oat products specifically - oats and some oat based baking mixtures - which means I can't have it, so I haven't tried this personally.

However, on calling them, they have dedicated fields, which have to have been free of gluten grains for 4 years before growing the oats. They have dedicated harvesting and shipping equipment, a dedicated processing facility, and testing down to lower than 10ppm. They have different farmers growing their crop, but they can tell you which bag of oats came from which farmer, so I figure that's a huge plus.

They do have some ingredients for their mixes that come from other sources, which are supposed to be gluten free, but if you ask them, they will give you the name and contact information for their source, too.

Very friendly, and so far, any question I asked that they didn't know the answer to, they found out and emailed with the information.

Again, I haven't tried these guys, because I can't have oats. But they seemed like a company that's really trying darn hard, and doing the right things, so I thought we might be able to use 'em!

shauna

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