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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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Anti-tTG IgA has INcreased since I started the gluten free diet. Meanwhile, anti-deaminated gliadin DEcreased significantly. What does this mean?

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Perhaps you are still using dairy products? tTG can react to things other than gluten, such as dairy. DGP is pretty specific to celiac.

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Perhaps you are still using dairy products? tTG can react to things other than gluten, such as dairy. DGP is pretty specific to celiac.

For breakfast I usually eat bread (with wheat starch) and gouda cheese. I drink perhaps a glass of milk containing probiotics every other day. Kan I keep the wheat starch? Have to stop drinking milk / skip the cheese?

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Definitely. Seeing as how you're not even supposed to be eating anything that has a bread crumb or dusting of flour, I can't believe you're eating wheat starch, even if that's supposed to mean no protein (gluten) in what you're eating. That's just asking to not get better.

You may or may not want to cut out dairy too. If you don't, keep it in mind for future if you aren't getting better.

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yeah, skip the wheat starch. It may have been "certified" gluten free, but at what level? If you are very sensitive, it may well be too much, kinda like the shared line issues.

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I´m cutting out wheat starch entirely now, eating tortilla de patatas, omelettes, pancakes and rice for breakfast. Time to get better:)

Still, the bakery claims the bread is without gluten even though it contains wheat starch. They say it is according to new standards where food has to be entirely gluten free to be called gluten free. How is this possible? Can I trust it?

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With Codex wheat starch they claim that the processing entirely removes the gluten. Many are dubious of this scientific claim :blink: Many of the super sensitive celiacs claim that they react to it. You will have to test for yourself and see if eliminating it helps you.

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