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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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Hi, I'll be seeing Dr. Fasano at the U of MD in August, but I am located in DC and need to find a good GI doc who is knowledgeable about celiac and the gluten spectrum. Any suggestions? Thank you!

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Metropolitan scoped me (endo and colon) a couple years ago, and scope-wise they are very good. The doctor who did my endo could tell just by looking then and there, live, that I probably had celiac disease. I tried following up more with him and others in the practice, later, but was not really successful. There are not many doctors of any kind who know a LOT about Celiac disease. There just aren't, I'm sorry to say. Even my GP who first suspected celiac disease in me could not explain how the gluten reaction works.

If you find anyone with willingness and knowledge to impart, please do share.

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