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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 there. Already intro'd myself in the parents of kids section, but see that this is the place. My 11 year old daughter recently diagnosed. Very ill, hospital etc. Initially thought anorexia, blood and biopsy showed celiac. Baby steps. difficult adjustment for her for sure, but we're making small gains. :)

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Hi there. Already intro'd myself in the parents of kids section, but see that this is the place. My 11 year old daughter recently diagnosed. Very ill, hospital etc. Initially thought anorexia, blood and biopsy showed celiac. Baby steps. difficult adjustment for her for sure, but we're making small gains. :)

Gwen

Welcome Gwen! You have found a great place to settle in. Read here as much as you can and please feel free to ask any questions.

It gets better, it really does. :)

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Hi there. Already intro'd myself in the parents of kids section, but see that this is the place. My 11 year old daughter recently diagnosed. Very ill, hospital etc. Initially thought anorexia, blood and biopsy showed celiac. Baby steps. difficult adjustment for her for sure, but we're making small gains. :)

Gwen

Hi, Gwen!

Welcome! I hope you're finding your way around okay, this is a wonderful place for learning AND making friends!

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Hello & Welcome

Great place is celiac.com Make sure all of the family is tested....

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Welcome Gwen!

Nice to have you here. Feel free to ask questions, we all have been there and may be able to help.

Some starting the gluten-free diet tips for the first 6 months:

Get tested before starting the gluten-free diet.

Don't eat in restaurants

Eat only whole foods not processed foods.

Eat only food you cook yourself, think simple foods, not gourmet meals.

Take probiotics.

Take digestive enzymes.

Avoid dairy.

Avoid sugars and starchy foods.

Avoid alcohol.

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http://www.celiac.com/gluten-free/forum-7/announcement-3-frequently-asked-questions-about-celiac-disease/

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Hi,

I have been through this , in the beginning it is bit difficultbut with time It gets better, it really does.

This is a perfectplace for learning and making friends!

Good Luck

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Hi,

I have been through this , in the beginning it is bit difficultbut with time It gets better, it really does.

This is a perfectplace for learning and making friends!

Good Luck

Welcome to the site Gemme!

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Welcome to the site Gemme!

Thank you

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