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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?  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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I have one more question for the day then I will stop posting and let someone else have a turn.

I think my question is for the monotors? What determines your status and what is the criterial for receiving additions "boxes" next to our name. Just curious?

Lisa B.

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The number of posts determine that

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New Community Member -- 1 box -- 0-9 posts

Community Member -- 3 boxes -- 10-29 posts

Advanced Community Member -- 6 boxes -- 30+ posts

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Thank you very much....I now have a "new wrinckle" in my brain. (learned something new)

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New Community Member -- 1 box -- 0-9 posts

Community Member -- 3 boxes -- 10-29 posts

Advanced Community Member -- 6 boxes -- 30+ posts

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He changed that so you don't get more boxes until more posts than that.

I think it is now:

1-24 New community member(1 box)

25-74 Community member(3 boxes)

75+ Advanced community member(6 boxes)

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Shoot...........I thought that it was my shear brilliance and effervenscent personality that gave me those "boxes".......it appears that I just talk too much.

Honestly, I love this site and use it religiously and I have made some really good connections. I go through withdrawl when the comp. is down. I guess I am addicted to you all. I guess, I can call it a life-line.

When you sit alone and your family is "trying" to understand, your friends don't call because you are not being as social as you used to be and they don't understand your explaination ("Well you used to be ok with food") you just feel a little (or alot) alone...........I turn to you, all of you.

I know that many, if not all, have gone through this before, but it gives me a great feeling that many of you will come to my aid when it gets a little too much to handle, or simply, what can I put on chicken.

I don't know who created this web-site, but I thank him and all those who monitor and keep it going --- I truely appreciate your work.

I have joined the Celiac-Sprue Association and an expecting their book of products list shortly.

A simple thank all of you.

(I have no idea what forum I have ventured into, but I am sure that it will be put there properly).

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Hey celiac3270--

What happened to your 'super advanced community member' ?? :D

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Oh, that was a joke! :lol:

I found the place where you can change what it says underneath your name and I did--left it for two weeks before someone noticed. I changed it back.

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OK, now if someone can tell me how to post a picture....

I tried under my controls, put in the tag blah blah bah, nothing. Also not good at the html for a siggy <sigh>

I have some really great hockey siggys I'd like to use, lol!!

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I do not think we can post pictures on here. I tried all the different ways and nothing worked. I just assume the option has been turned off.

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Right. Only in the avatar, or you can post a link if you have a pic on another site.... It's probably better that way--then spammers can't uhhh...pollute the board with any more potency.

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Yes,. the file attachment, and hte IMG tags have been disabled. You can set your avatar to what ever you want, or paste in a link or ppl to click to see a photo, but thats about it... Ive not checked to see if you can post a picture in the blog section yet though....

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