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Re: [IP] pumpers with Celiac Help!



>From onthe road...

 Animas Chat on Tuesday will be about Celiac.... 9pm EST in Guest room

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                   Rodney


----- Original Message -----
From: "Hal or Jo" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>; <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2003 1:20 AM
Subject: [IP] pumpers with Celiac Help!


> << I just found out I have tested positive for Celiac.  I had the blood
test
> << done, and because I am not in any way sick, the Endo said it was fine
to
> << refuse to have the old tube down the throat. >>
>
>
> < I thought that a biopsy was required to positively test for Celiac.  The
> < blood test just screens out the negatives.  Please check about this, as
you
> < certainly don't want to have to follow a celiac diet if it isn't
necessary.
>
> < Barbara, Mum of Claire 8
>
> Barbara is correct in her above comment; besides, the "old tube down the
> throat" for the biopsy, is totally painless.  I recently had the
procedure.
>
> Hal
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