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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.

Is There An Overview Video I Can Send To Family Members?
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I was diagnosed Celiac 6 months ago. I feel better than I have pretty much ever in my life on a very strict gluten free diet.

Is there a good video somewhere I can send to my family members that will help them understand some of the gluten free basics? Holiday family dinner coming up and need to help them learn about this.

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Here's a good one:

By a high school student, but it won some award and looks pretty professional. Also only 3 minutes!

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Great production! But, I would like to add one correction. In the US and ingredient derived from wheat (as in 'modified food starch'), by law, it must be listed in the ingredient listing or on an allergin warning. In other words, if modified food starch, was derived by a wheat souce it must be listed as "Modified Food Starch (wheat)", or "This product contains wheat". If you see simply Modified Food Starch...there is no gluten.

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This one is long -- but I really enjoyed it when newly diagnosed and had my family members watch it - particularly the sections by both doctors of the UCSD Celiac Center -- the nutritionist portion is ok, but I was never impressed with it.

This was produced 5 years ago and I haven't watched in a while -- so I apologize for any new info not included in it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QR2LvQmoF1Y

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I have a whole section on Videos about Celiac Disease on my website.

Board rules forbid me naming it or providing a link to it, you'll have to look at my profile to find it!

Can't help much more than that unfortunately.

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