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.
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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
Has anyone had a reaction after eating any of the Shär gluten-free cookies? I want to make my grandmas old banana Pudding recipe which calls for Nilla wafers. I got the Shär gluten-free chocolate thins as a substitute. They are delicious but an hour after sampling one I started having major symptoms! The only thing I ate just before this was a pair and a fig from my neighbors tree. I should add that I am supersensitive but everything I've read about the company shows they have a pretty spotless record in terms of cross-contamination and dedicated facilities.
I agree with cyclinglady.
My daughter has had elevated ttg number for 3+ years now. We are also a gluten free family. My household went gluten free as soon as she was diagnosed. My daughter's ttg has came down dramatically over the years, but we never quite hit the below range (We came SUPER close with one of our tests).
Our doctor is not concerned. She even thinks that her ttg is perhaps falsely elevated. My daughter is doing well, she is growing. Taller than me now. So, I give up worrying about that ttg number a while back. (I was rather obsessed about it for a while myself. We worked so hard on this diet, and deserve an excellent grade for it!!)
Hi to whomever reads this. I have had coeliac disease since 2003. Lately I have been very sore and have trouble breathing. My dr has just diagnosed me with a type of myalgia. Has anyone who has coeliacs been diagnosed with myalgia. It is extremely sore around my shoulders down my arms. He has put me on prednisone for 2 weeks to see how that goes. Would be interested in anyone else’s comments. Many thanks.