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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 Celiac.com's FREE weekly eNewsletter   What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease?  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

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Mata, who suffers from gluten sensitivity herself, cut most wheat out of her diet about 20 years ago. The Natural Food Exchange owner said she noticed symptoms of low energy, foggy brain, irritability and joint pain when she decided to go mostly gluten-free.

“I’ve mostly eliminated it, because I’m not true celiac,” said Mata. “I have one gene for celiac and one gene for gluten sensitivity. You need two genes for full-blown celiac.”

Going gluten free can be expensive for some, however, as the alternative foods tend to cost more than their wheat-filled counterparts. Those diagnosed with celiac disease can get a federal tax deduction on their gluten-free purchases. Getting those deductions requires a bit of painstaking record keeping, however.

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