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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 What if my doctor won't listen to me? An Open Letter to Skeptical Health Care Practitioners Gluten-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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So, I finally got to see Dr. Hurley -- it was a several week wait to get in to see him but he'd been recommended by my nutritionist (who I *love*) as a Celiac-savvy physician so I was willing to wait. I brought in copies of all my Celiac related tests which he reviewed BEFORE he came in to see me; I had to wait a bit but he actually apologized for being late as he had wanted to review my records before talking with me?!?! We had a brief discussion where he asked for some clarification as timeline, tests, etc. and then we were able to move forward to establish that I could add him to my "team" of doctors (he was more than happy to get on board) and to figure out next steps...he also recommends another scope to check healing progress since my blood tests are negative but I'm still having serious pain issues. He wasn't dismissive about any of my questions or concerns and honestly, I felt really comfortable with him and his level of Celiac knowledge. If you are in the Washington DC area and looking for someone you might give him a try.

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