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  1. This seems to come up a fair amount, thus I thought it might be helpful to have a collection of relevant information...
  2. Hi ezgoindude, I am on the fly and will come back with a more thorough reply but a few things. . . Yes, I am...
  3. The elevated eosinophils in your colon are certainly suspect. . . Is your new doctor by chance willing to do a repeat...
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    Eating Out In Vancouver Bc

    How far are you willing to travel? There is a wonderful restaurant in White Rock, BC (5-10 minutes from the border and...
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    How To Determine Hla-Dq* ?

    Hi there, Here are two really good links (particularly the second one) that may help explain 23andme's weird reporting...
  6. Hi there, It looks like you have HLA-DQ9 as well as HLA-DQ6. The problem with the enterolab genetic tests is that...
  7. Potentially not. Though I imagine it might be if you were to end up positive for one or more of the celiac genes! A shot...
  8. Usually the beta and alpha units correspond with each other: if you have beta DQ2 present you are more likely to have...
  9. I went through enterolab and no, they do not report on both the alpha and beta units – only beta.
  10. My absolute pleasure. This board is amazing and such a huge source of information, support and guidance. So grateful...
  11. I'm sorry to hear that you are getting more sensitive to gluten, though that seems to be par for the course for those...
  12. Thanks! I am happy that it could help. @Cindy, having the genes plus symptoms can only give cause for further investigation...
  13. Hi Cindy, All of the above are variations of what are considered the "celiac genes" (HLA-DQ2, -DQ8 and -DQ7...
  14. Hi ClevelandRocks, I know you have said that you are IGA deficient, I am wondering if the doctors have looked at...
  15. Hi dilettantesteph, Totally understand your concern, however MTHFR is well studied by MD's as well. I encourage anyone...
  16. If you decide to try Methyl B12, I suggest you start low and go slow. I noticed a huge difference in my fatigue, muscle...
  17. Hi there! It looks like you have one copy (you are a heterozygote) of a well researched celiac gene (HLA-DQB1*02...
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    Anyone Have Adult Diagnosed Cystic Fibrosis?

    I have two friends (they are siblings) who were diagnosed in their late twenties. Neither of them have the most common...
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    Acid Reflux And Ppi's

    I totally understand! I was hesitant to try the Betaine HCL myself out of fear that it would make the pain and symptoms...
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    Acid Reflux And Ppi's

    I definitely second GottaSki's recommendation. PPI's did not work for my GERD, either. I just recently started taking...
  21. I've wondered this too! In all the literature I've read, it is extremely rare for a person to develop celiac without...
  22. Hi everyone, I'm looking for some advice. Brief history for those who do not know it: I went to see a N.D./M.D. in...
  23. Thank you both! I am still going to make an appointment with my doctors, but I did find out that a family member has...
  24. Thanks. I've since decided to return to my PCP and GI doctor. Mr. gluten-free in Indiana: Prior to determining that...
  25. I'm at 14 months and can handle all dairy - foods with high amounts of lactose in moderation. I don't think I'll ever...
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