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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? - 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
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I've always been a label reader so think I usually know what I'm looking at when it comes to what is and isn't gluten free, even if it isn't "certified" by any body. Although I'm not celiac, I'm firmly planted in the Gluten Intolerance crowd as a blood test has proven. Plus, reaction times to anything with Gluten in it tend to be pretty quick. Yesterday I had sushi for lunch and an hour later I was spending my afternoon in the washroom.

Anyway, wondering if there's an iPhone app or some other electronic format where you can key in ingredients and it will give you a yay or nay about whether something is gluten free or not? I'm finding that I need a science degree to read some labels! :)

Thanks!

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If you are in the U.S. companies are required to say whether or not wheat is in it via label. This does not include, however, possible cross-contamination from manufacturing.

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Relying on an allergen statement is not enough. Not only does it not cover possible CC it does not cover barley or rye.

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Hi Gingerfire, I have an app on my phone called gluten-free Living. It has hundreds of ingredients listed and is updated quite frequently.... they are in alphabetical order so you can find everything quickly.

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