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.
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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
Where can I buy gluten-free stuff?
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MOM?! Lol not really but just about I had that EXACT issues I am 27 now but it was discovered when I was 23. The corn issue I got was a allergy, but the celiac almost killed me, and I was running a bucket list before SHE suggested the celiac issue. I was adopted so we had no idea of anything in my actual family since they did not and will not release medical records.
My issue with medications is that most contain corn....the irony of learning the allergy medicine your on contains something your allergic to....yeah I have had to find certain brands etc to avoid that. But I personally turned to cooking and baking, and using my talents at these to make gluten and corn free baked goods and and selling at markets. So this disease and health issues act like a road map for my life guiding me where I am needed.
Enzymes, I have to take enzymes in 2-3x the dose myself. I use Jarrow Enzymes Plus, Jarrow Bromine on protein heavy meals, and I take Super Papaya Enzymes after meals.
If you son needs any help finding good supplements to help with the nerve and neurological issues I have found my whole regime and there are some I suggest to everyone.
Ah yes... dry beans.
I am fortunate to live near a plant that only processes beans, pulses and rice (Western Rice Mills if you're on the west coast). I doubt that they test, but I would suspect that the biggest part of the risk with that type of food is in the plant where they pack them, as things like barley pearls and wheat berries are often sold as dried goods and would probably be done on the same lines. I would agree that dry beans could be problematic depending on source.