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  1. Thanks so much Mary for your comments. First of all, I couldn't eat gluten but for 5 days--whimped out!! It took me 1 1/2 days to start feeling bad and it kept getting worse each day and I was eating less gluten every day. I called my dr. and he told me to go back gluten-free and to come in Monday for the genetic test. From what I've read that may not give me an answer. A little history. I was diagnosed with IBS 31 years ago and with medication kept it under control most of the time. Then 10 years ago diagnosed with acid reflux and that medication didn't really h
  2. [quote name='Mary Blackburn' date='Oct 10 2009, 09:53 AM']I know how hard this is going to be. I have been gluten free for 22 years. I just read some information saying that the difference in cost of my gluten-free food could be a tax write off IF I have a medical diagnosis. I had the medical diagnosis 22 years ago. The doctor didn't give me any documentaton at that time, (at least I don't think so), and they don't keep medical records that long. Only 7 years. So if I want the diagnosis I too will have to go back on gluten for a while. Don't want to do this because before I was dia
  3. I have been gluten free for 4 months and my doctor wants me to eat gluten for 3 weeks in order to test for celiac. How much gluten a day do I need to eat? I'm not sure I'm gonna be able to handle this for 3 weeks!!
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