latent celiac disease - diagnosis confirmed July 2010
tTg iGA antibodies in blood test + duodenal inflammation seen in biopsy but no villous damage visible yet - June 2010
gluten-free since just after biopsy in June 2010
type 2 diabetes - diagnosed June 2010
labile hypertension - diagnosed May 2010
thoracic spondylosis - diagnosed May 2010
1.5cm thyroid nodule - diagnosed May 2010, ultrasound July 2010, needle biopsy July 21
chest pain of unknown inflammatory/possibly autoimmune origin - diagnosis pending May 2010
degenerative joint disease, chondromalacia, lateral patellar tilt and patellar maltracking bilaterally - diagnosed February 2009
ADHD (hyperactive AND inattentive) - diagnosed 1968; back then they called me 'hyperkinetic'
Yup..I'm fallin' apart in my old age.
The turtle in my avatar is Antony, my Reeves turtle; he has a tankmate named Cleopatra but she's more camera-shy than he is.