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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   04/07/2018

      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 Celiac.com's FREE weekly eNewsletter   What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease?  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 What if my doctor won't listen to me? An Open Letter to Skeptical Health Care Practitioners Gluten-Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes


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  1. Happy birthday and may God bless you today!

  2. Port St Lucie & Fort Lauderdale, Fl

    Hey there, I'm going to PSL this wknd! I dont know any specifically gluten-free places but i do know i am going to a place in Palm Beach Gardens one night called Seasons 52 - it is supposed to be a "healthy" restaurant so i'm sure they can accommodate. Other than that, i plan on going to Publix and stocking up on snacks, as i'm sure i cant eat anything at the ballparks. Have fun - i love spring training! Oh and go mets
  3. Hey guys, I just happened to check out the Stonyfield Farms website (I couldn't find the kind i used to buy and wanted to see whether it was still available) and i found this link: Certified Gluten Free Apparently, they have (finally) completed their gluten-free certification process and now ALL of their yogurts are gluten-free! I for one am ecstatic, as I am not a huge fan of plain yogurt and this has always been my favorite brand.
  4. Aww, thanks Deb - I definitely fall under the category of those who disappeared for a while... it's definitely a sign that I've adjusted to the diet but I have learned so much from you guys and just wanted to say thanks to everyone that helped me get to where i am with this diet. Maybe when things quiet down a little for me i'll be able to post more regularly again. In the meantime... HAPPY HOLIDAYS EVERYONE!
  5. Ny Timies Health Page

    Funny, i laughed when they talked about using the diet to lose weight because you cant eat twinkies - i for one ate healthy before the diet and now i eat much more sugar, carbs, etc. b/c the gluten-free substitutes are simply not as healthy as their gluten-filled counterparts. I didn't love the tone of the article - i was thinking that if i didnt know anything about gluten i would have thought it was some weird fad or something. The writer seemed to think that people are blaming gluten for everything, when really i think a bigger problem is the lack of knowledge about gluten. But, publicity is publicity. Great to see gluten in the times!
  6. Gluten Free At Yankee Stadium

    FYI - the Carvel at Yankee stadium and shea are gluten-free...had some today at Shea I have also had the popcorn without any problems (at both places). And the shelled peanuts. those are the only foods i will eat at either place though. Actually, today i also had a fruit salad because apparently you can order it from the good seats - who knew?!
  7. Bonefish Grill

    This was the one in FL - it is in between Jupiter and Palm Beach, dont remember the exact location, maybe Palm Beach Gardens?
  8. Glutened At Bonefish Last Night!

    Just an FYI - the only time i have eaten at Bonefish they brought my meal out with the garnish - i had seen on the menu that it wasnt gluten-free so i asked the waiter and he INSISTED it was gluten-free - i spoke to the manager and he took it back. But the point is, my experience was that the waiters were not well-informed about gluten - the other waiter i spoke to and asked for the gluten-free menu said "i dont know what that is but i'm pretty sure we dont have one!" SO while their food may be good and their intentions are great, i dont know how well-trained the staff is. I suggest being very assertive with your waiter or speaking with the manager when you eat there.
  9. Wait - so does that mean you guys need me to buy these a few times a day all over nyc so that they succeed and are nationally distributed? I think i can take one for the team
  10. What To Eat At Sporting Events?

    I guess shame on me too, but I eat popcorn at games all the time. I am a sports fanatic so i go to games all the time and the only things i will eat at baseball games are popcorn, soft serve ice cream and peanuts in the shell. I have never gotten sick (not that those options are so great) because i have yet to find gluten in those items - i know it could be there, but im pretty sensitive so im pretty sure i havent been glutened
  11. I was also wondering about the Amys gluten-free lasagna - havent seen that one in a LONG time and i loved it
  12. Starbucks

    Jillian - that's awesome! And good for you for calling corporate - i thought about it but have been really busy and havent had a chance - i guess the more people that call the more likely they are to institute a policy about it. FYI, was at Woodbury Commons today and they had it at the starbucks there too...its everywhere!
  13. Starbucks

    So i walk into starbucks today and the first thing i see in that little case of treats is a gluten-free Brownie called the Aztec Ancho Chili Brownie (random!) It was in the case with the rest of the pastries - wasnt touching anything but i was still a little hesitant (and not hungry). Anyway, has anyone tried it? This was in Midtown NYC. Seems like a strange flavor and i dont know if it is any good, but i was thinking if Starbucks is carrying gluten free, it really has become mainstream...
  14. Six Degrees

    So funny - it totally didnt strike me that way. I am from NY and i feel like everywhere i go these days, when i tell people i have celiac (or an allergy to gluten, as i do say sometimes when i'm around people who probably dont know what celiac disease is), they always say things like that - it seems like everyone knows someone with celiac disease or gluten intolerance these days. I assumed that was how it was intended - and that someone involved in the show has celiac and threw it in. i got 3 phone calls after that episode to tell me i needed to watch it, but no one would tell me why - they said "there is one line that made me think of you"
  15. i love those crackers! i bought them once just to made bread crumbs as breading for fish but i tried one and was amazed how good they are! totally a cross between a ritz cracker and a saltine