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gluten free hygiene products

a_rose
  • By a_rose · Posted March 19, 2014
  • In Living with celiac disease · 4 replies
  • Can someone help me with shampoos, chapstick, and toothpaste. My doctor said that I need to be wary of these having gluten in them, but I don't know how to find out which ones are okay. I did contact ...

Celiac Diagnosis

a_rose
  • By a_rose · Posted March 16, 2014
  • In Managing symptoms · 3 replies
  • I was recently diagnosed with cd. I had never even heard of it before. I have always been able to eat anything I want. I never get sick. I have osteopenia bordering on osteoporosis. That is why I was ...

Alessio Fasano - Spectrum of Gluten-Related Disorders

TedHutchinson
  • By TedHutchinson · Posted February 27, 2014
  • In Advocacy and awareness · 3 replies
  • Alessio Fasano - Spectrum of Gluten-Related Disorders: People Shall Not Live by Bread Alone I hope EVERYONE watches and shares this YOU TUBE video. It takes just over an hour Fasano makes it very interesting ...

I've got to stop messing around....

rhudson123
  • By rhudson123 · Posted February 17, 2014
  • In Living with celiac disease · 5 replies
  • I was diagnosed "Gluten sensitive at best" about a year ago, and have not taken the diagnosis as seriously as I should. I'll do fairly well for a couple of weeks, feel better - even look better! but then ...

New, looking for info

bepublicly
  • By bepublicly · Posted January 26, 2014
  • In Managing symptoms · 4 replies
  • Hi everyone, I don't have celiac disease (at least not diagnosed yet), but am trying to doctor myself. I feel I've been having problems related to gluten for at least a couple months (my brother's pretty ...

Feeling defeated and out of hope

Managrl13
  • By Managrl13 · Posted December 3, 2013
  • In Living with celiac disease · 7 replies
  • I'm 28 and I was diagnosed a Celiac 5 years ago. At first working on cutting gluten out of my diet made me feel soooo much better. It was awesome. Over the last year however I have deteriorated significantly ...

The Gluten Summit extended

Titus2mom
  • By Titus2mom · Posted November 17, 2013
  • In Living with celiac disease · 0 replies
  • WELCOME TO DAY 7 OF THE GLUTEN SUMMIT! [Sun, Nov 17, 10:00 A.M. U.S. EST - Mon, Nov 18, 9:59 A.M. U.S. EST] BY POPULAR DEMAND! WE'VE EXTENDED THE SUMMIT ANOTHER DAY! We're implementing some schedule changes ...

The Gluten Summit

Titus2mom
  • By Titus2mom · Posted November 11, 2013
  • In Advocacy and awareness · 2 replies
  • This summit is free and started today. The presentations will be up for 24 hours at a time and rotate for a week. There looks to be some great information! http://theglutensummit.com ...

Strong Teen Bones

Marwood
  • By Marwood · Posted November 9, 2013
  • In Raising a child with celiac disease · 0 replies
  • it can be hard to absorb nutrients for some but this would be helpful: http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/10/ 28/240553878/the-recipe-for-strong-teena ge-bones-exercise-calcium-and-d ...

Free Blood Screening for Chicago Area

Marwood
  • By Marwood · Posted October 30, 2013
  • In Getting a diagnosis · 0 replies
  • Registration for the annual Free Blood Screening on Sat, 11/16 in Chicago http://www.cureceliacdisease.org/blood-s creening ...

Is gluten free oatmeal causing extreme fatigue

myb1
  • By myb1 · Posted September 28, 2013
  • In Living with celiac disease · 11 replies
  • I started having gluten free oatmeal everyday for breakfast since August 2012 while finishing up chemo for stage 3 colon cancer. At the time it helped to deal with the constipation from nausea meds. It ...

FDA Rules on Gluten-Free Labeling

NFCA_Alicia
  • By NFCA_Alicia · Posted August 2, 2013
  • In Celiac disease in the news · 0 replies
  • HUGE NEWS! The Food and Drug Administration has finalized the ruling on gluten-free food labeling. The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) is sharing all of the updates on this breaking news ...

Celiac Awareness Event

heartsabound4luv
  • By heartsabound4luv · Posted July 13, 2013
  • In Advocacy and awareness · 0 replies
  • July 20th 2013 PHILADELPHIA,PA ANYONE GOING?... need info!? FRANKLIN INSTITUTE? Was it cancelled again ...

Celiac disease caused kidney failure

JaiJai
  • By JaiJai · Posted June 18, 2013
  • In Living with celiac disease · 3 replies
  • I was diagnosed with celiac disease a little over 2 years ago (at 27 years old) but thinking back have suffered well over 15 years, probably close to 20+ years. I was diagnosed with secondary FSGS in ...

Celiac Disease & Mental Health

nogluten
  • By nogluten · Posted May 16, 2013
  • In Advocacy and awareness · 1 reply
  • Are there any good studies, books, papers, etc. that clearly explain the connection between CD & mental health? Does anybody else have stories to share ...

Organic and Gluten-Free Foods

NFCA_Alicia
  • By NFCA_Alicia · Posted April 17, 2013
  • In Gluten-free food · 0 replies
  • NFCA is having a Facebook chat with Mary Waldner, the founder of Mary's Gone Crackers on 4/22. We're going to be talking about the role of organic ingredients with Mary, so I'm curious to know how many ...

Experts by Experience

NFCA_Alicia
  • By NFCA_Alicia · Posted March 13, 2013
  • In Advocacy and awareness · 0 replies
  • Hi all! Inspire and the Stanford University blog teamed up to share patient stories of living with a chronic illness. They recently compiled stories from the blog featuring people who are "Experts by ...

Introduction

HawkFan1
  • By HawkFan1 · Posted March 4, 2013
  • In Living with celiac disease · 6 replies
  • Hi--my name is Kim and I was diagnosed in August of 2012. I had been sick for some time and the doctors I was seeing continued to tell me I had a digestive issue. I continued to be sick and lose weight ...

What causes celiac disease?

NFCA_Alicia
  • By NFCA_Alicia · Posted February 25, 2013
  • In Celiac disease in the news · 4 replies
  • There was a really fascinating article in the New York Times over the weekend that tackles the tough question: What really causes celiac disease? Take a look: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/opinio ...

Baking Question: Need a flour to suit multiple allergies

NFCA_Alicia
  • By NFCA_Alicia · Posted February 11, 2013
  • In Gluten-free food · 4 replies
  • Hi Everyone, A community member has a question about gluten-free flours. In addition to being gluten intolerant, she cannot eat: sorghum flour potato rice soy buckwheat fava bean Does anyone have any ...

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