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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.

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I am a very lucky girl. My honey has stood by my side...carried me when I could not walk and tonight brought me too many roses to count....he has never been big on floral displays in the past - yep he made me cry.

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He really is a honey. How lovely it is to be loved and apppreciated by someone for who you are and not for what you are able or unable to do. :wub: And you deserve those uncountable roses -- do not even try to quantify them!

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I'd say you are both very lucky, dear girl!! ;) Happy Val's Day.

I would tell you all about my sweet Irishman and all he has done for me, but I will instead, just point you to the Gluten Dude's blog in the coming days. My love letter to the hubs should show up there shortly.He is my "Anam Cara", a Celtic phrase meaning ( roughly) "my friend of the soul --one who always beholds your light and beauty and accepts you for who you truly are."

Yup, we've got ourselves some very good men. Enjoy your roses.

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Last year I purchased a special cake pan on the clearance shelf -- it creates a heat shaped hole to fill so that when sliced it creates an edible Valentine. Followed their suggestion for the filling even though I knew it could not possibly firm up -- yesterday was busy so I made the cake early in the morning and left it in the frig to firm up....

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Then had a very tough day...ran home to pack up to slices for my parents -- and got the best laugh when I was right about the filling --- more often life is just plain messy and more fun!

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Hope you all had a nice Valentines Day -- I completely understand those that could care less. The main reason I've never recieved red roses on valentine's day is my wonderful husband chose that particular day to break up with me 29 years ago -- I never much cared for the day after that - this year is different because I am finally finding health -- we celebrate everything!!!

Oh -- a friend of mine gave me a great idea -- use a funnel to shape rice crispie treats and wrap with foil -- huge "kisses" make great gifts -- everyone loved them...

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