Dealing with ongoing GI and other issues for years and just chalking them up to "getting older". Looking back now, I wonder how I could have missed all the warning signs. Oh, well.
Hypoglycemic and anemic since I can't remember when
Abdominal surgery 2003, surgeon says abdomen "full of adhesions"
Dx arthritis 2004, Dx osteopenia 2005
Gall bladder attacks 2005-08
Dx peripheral neuropathy 2008
Internet research on neuropathy finds connection to gluten intolerance Oct 2009 (ah HA moment!)
Gluten-free Oct 2009
Enterolab confirmation gluten & casein sensitive Feb 2010, further testing finds soy & yeast sensitive Mar 2010
Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 1,1 (Subtype 5,6)
Dx small fiber painful neuropathy 2010
Dx microscopic colitis 2010 (the same week as sfn dx - great week!)
Currently red meat free, gluten-free, casein-free, soy-free