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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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Gluten Free And Dairy Free Diet Brought Total Remission From Vitiligo
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My 94 year old mother has Alzheimer's. I have cared for her since 2003. She had been diagnosed with vitiligo. She had huge spots on the torso of her body where the pigment had gone away. I had her tested by Enterolab in 2008 because I felt she had gluten and dairy sensitivity. I was correct. The Vitiligo is completely gone and has been for quite some time. I attribute that to her gluten and dairy free diet. This might give other people hope that suffer from Vitiligo.

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I have vitiligo in various spots on my body - I have pretty much come to terms with the spots that have been there since I was 13 going away, but I have noticed improvement in the most recent spot while on this diet, which makes me very happy. Hopefully, in a couple years it will be all but gone!

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