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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.

Anyone Have Ic Type Issues As Well As Celiac And How Do You Handle It?
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My IC issues have been acting up lateley. How do I get them to calm down? I think diet coke, cranberry juice, red wine and coffee are the killers. What are yours? It is preventing me from working. I wont take the med for it because it made me almost blind for the pd that I did take it. I'd love to comiserate with anyone that knows what I'm talking about.

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For me, it takes no gluten, no dairy and very little caffeine to keep it under control, but it does work. Even small amounts of dairy (like baked goods) will cause a flare though. Its annoying, but it beats running to the bathroom 50 times a day. I don't take elmiron either.

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It could easier list the foods that I don't make antibodies for. Eggs, pork, avocado, sardines and cucumber. Everything else I am eating is making my body work very hard. I am just beginning a rotation diet in hopes my body can function better. I have a simple way of looking at a rotational diet that Karen Brinkman put out. It still seems a bit complicated to someone just starting. Soon I think it will be easy for me. In the mean time, while I get it organized I am having various kinds of fish for lunch daily.

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