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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ooh, let me tell ya!!! I like Aldis a lot (who can pass up inexpensive?) so shopped there BEFORE I had to go gluten-free and now AFTER I do some of the gluten-free brand w/NO PROBLEM. BE CAREFUL - I learned the hard way they put wheat in some of the herb/spice stuff :-(
Thanks for the reply! I never thought about the damage to my system causing the problem with eating other foods - excellent point. Really gives me a lot to think about.
With regard to my boys, don't fret for them =) They both eat two meals outside the house Monday through Friday, and of course being 15 and 20 have their own snacks, etc. (the 20 year old even has his own mini-fridge in his room.)
Dinner is our only shared meal and they don't mind eating gluten free.
Is Aldis gluten-free line safe? I know their items are marked gluten free such as the Gluten-Free brand. I tried calling but there was no phone line. Its so cheap so just wondering if anyone ever has problems with aldis brands. Also what are things you get at aldis
If this continues for more than another day or so get to your doctor. Go now if you are showing signs of dehydration. Hospitals are full of nasty bacteria and viruses you need to make sure that you haven't picked up something.
I hope this resolves for you soon.