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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 What if my doctor won't listen to me? An Open Letter to Skeptical Health Care Practitioners Gluten-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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THANK YOU ALL!!!!....After my gluten-free Meltdown yesterday...I wish to express to everyone my Gratitude for being here...I could not imagine what it must of been like if this had happened years ago and this site hadn't been here!??!...Bless those who have been there without the support prior and for those who made this site now possible!!!...I can actually see after being on here less then a day...that it is going to be a bright and shiny gluten-free day!!!...well for me anyhow...think its going to take a few more for the Gluten Brain to wear off of the bf :D .....

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Glad you made it through to the other side. :)

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I don't think of a " pool of gluten" , more like a quick sand bog full of moist gummy flour. You just keep sinking until Lassie brings someone to pull you out. So I think Collies and Celiac.com are necessary to feel better and pull us out of the bog. :lol:

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Think of us as one big collection of the sweetest aunties and uncles you know, with open arms to hug and hankies to wipe your nose and dry your tears when you are scared and cranky and frustrated ...and to provide the occasional good swift kick in the butt when necessary. :lol:

No need to drown in the muck and mire of Gluten Head Hell. (that's what I call my time spent there <_< )

Life on the other side...where all things are clear and free from gluteny madness...is much prettier! B)

Hang in there! It gets easier.

" A journey of a thousand steps begins with a single step"

(you probably know I did not write that one :lol: but it sounds really "profound" and cool )

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