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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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Adalaide    361

I have a lot of family back home in nepa getting ready. My brother stocked up on beer. They won't be hit hard but they always lose power for a week or two in bad storms.

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Lisa    457

!!!!!!

There is flooding in downtown Norfork VA :(

Yup, tunnels are closed and lots of street flooding.

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ravenwoodglass    1,221

Don't forget to unplug things like TV's, computers (or disconnect power strip), fridges etc. I stocked up on wood for the woodstove but a freind said last night he has a gas stove and a gas heater and we can head over there if we lose power so I will spend this morning getting the dog's crate and other needed stuff like PJs, meds etc packed up to put in the car if needed. Please everyone stay safe and do check on your elderly or infirm neighbors if worst comes to worst. Well off to back up all the files on my computer.

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GFinDC    609

Web cam in Ocean City, MD at the Malibu Surf Shop.

http://www.malibus.com/surf-report

Gray and cloudy with light wind here in DC yesterday. This morning is rainy and more windy. They are now sayn ght eey ewon't make landfalluntil this evening at 8 pm. So a slow moving one and dumping a lot of rain.

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mommida    158

In Michigan we are having some rain, cold temperatures and high wind and wave warnings. (60 miles per hour windsin some areas) This storm is HUGE!

Red Cross volunteers from Michigan have headed out this morning. Just letting you know that help is on the way! Stay safe!

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Darn210    174

Just want to wish all you Easterners good luck and Stay Safe!!! We are apparently sending power crews your way.

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JNBunnie1    164

I heard on the radio that about 50,000 people in CT are already out of power.

Someone posted on Facebook a picture of one of those big trampolines up in

the air hung on power lines. Since some dingbat didnt understand the meaning

of 'batten down the hatches!'

Thus far, the biggest impact the storm has had on me is boredom. Everyone's

too busy to play! :lol:

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GFinDC    609

I heard on the radio that about 50,000 people in CT are already out of power.

Someone posted on Facebook a picture of one of those big trampolines up in

the air hung on power lines. Since some dingbat didnt understand the meaning

of 'batten down the hatches!'

Thus far, the biggest impact the storm has had on me is boredom. Everyone's

too busy to play! :lol:

Too busy to play footsie Mz. Toes? Oh the horror! :D Now if you ever change your avatar in the future this will make no sense to people.

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mushroom    1,205

GeeEff, can you tell us what is happening in DeeCee??

ETA: Since you're the only eastern seaboarder posting

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JNBunnie1    164

Doesnt CT count as eastern seaboard?!?! I suppose we won't get hit as bad

as those farther south though. Thus far, it has been loud, windy, and rainy.

Sounds about like a hurricane. Couple flickers for me in the power, but no

loss as of yet. I think we might be in the clear, supposed to be more about

rain now, and I'm too high elevation to worry about flooding.

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Lisa    457

The Outer Banks got slammed. It's so so sad. Sandy was going very slow and just lashed the beach. We, 60 miles inland got rain for three days and moderate winds. I've never felt so lucky, with such destruction all around me.

Patti has just lost power, cable and all. Hopefully Sandy is "truckin'" and will leave quickly.

(I wish I knew how to post photo's from FB here)

Be safe out there.

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mushroom    1,205

Glad to hear you two are okay. Hope Patti is too :unsure:

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psawyer    687

Two reports of lost power near here. I am just north of Toronto, but my brother is in the east part of the old city, and is in the dark. Another friend in the mid-city area has also lost power. Flooding is not a problem, but in older parts of the city, power lines are overhead and wind brings down trees. Where I am, local distribution lines are underground, bu high-voltage lines are above ground. The long-range ones are really high voltage on pylons in cleared, dedicated paths. But the mid-range ones are on wooden poles parallel to arterial roads.

I have battery backup for some key network components, so I may be able to send a notice if we lose power here. But if it happens while I am asleep, I may sleep through it and wake up to find everything dead.

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mushroom    1,205

Then you'd better stay up, Peter!! :blink: Cos if everything's dead, how will you wake up??? :huh:

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psawyer    687

Still up for the moment. It rained heavily for about an hour this afternoon, letting up about nine hours ago. The wind is the worry at the moment, with strong winds gusting to 60 mph overnight.

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GFinDC    609

GeeEff, can you tell us what is happening in DeeCee??

ETA: Since you're the only eastern seaboarder posting

Hey Shroomster,

What's a happening? Well,its a hurrycane. Lots of wind and rain in spurts. I checked the front door a few hours ago and it was actually a little hard to get it closed again. Strong winds ya know. There are reports of trees down and some flooding around the area. I don't think the flooding is too major but we won't know for sure until dayight. Alexandria, VA is the most likely to have major flooding since it is low lying to the river. Power is out for some people in VA and MD. Some trees in DC decided to move in with their nearest neighbors, houses. Delaware is probably quite a mess tho and the Maryland shore. Capital Hill (where I live) seems to be ok for the most part. Still have power and just a few flickers on it so far. Seems like it is tapering off now tho. I think the storm is moving North to visit Peotr's brother. Sure is a big one!

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bartfull    565

Talked to a friend in Eastern Connecticut (where I used to live), and he said the power never even flickered. He has a few TWIGS down in his yard, but that's it. Looks like my friends back there got off easy. Phew! I feel better already.

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Darn210    174

Reports from two Brothers-In-Law . . . One in Rhode Island: Water came to about an inch below his front door but never made it in to his cottage. No power and not expecting any for awhile . . . just grateful his furniture/belongings/home are OK. Second in Virginia: No power but they have a generator. They are out in the country, lost several trees which damaged their fencing but not their house.

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JNBunnie1    164

Old, crappy fence is down in backyard, few twigs, that's it. I may

venture out shortly to see how my town fared. There's definitely a

few towns in CT that will be out of power for a while.

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dcns65    0

In our ME town I think I our road was the only one to lose power! In CT, my mom is fine, my sister and brother who live next door to each other are without power and my other sister is without power. My sister and brother will probably be out the longest.

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