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Re: [IPp] Re: Celiac disease


When my son was dx, my daughter was 6.  At that time there was no talk of
testing the rest of us.  Later,  when she was 10, we moved and the new GI
doc suggested we all be tested.  That's when she tested positive.  The blood
test is:  Antiendomesial Antibody Test.


> Carol,
>        You mention that your daughter was dx with celiac with no symptoms.
> Does that mean that the doctors were testing her now and again for the
> given that her brother had it?  If so, how often did they test, every
> of years??
>        I'm just wondering how often Claire should be tested.  The last
> was 3 years ago and it was negative.  I'm also interested in having her
> brother checked for this.  He is very, very thin and fatigues so easily.
> has gone on for years and the doctors have checked for everything else.
>  you know what the routine blood test is called, in case our new GP
doesn't know
> what it is?
>        Thanks,
> Barbara, Mum of Claire 9
> > FYI:  My diabetec son (14) was dx with Celiac when he was 3 after 2 1/2
> > years of searching for an answer to his severe symptoms.  He was only dx
> > with the diabetes two years ago.  My 17 year old daughter (non-d) was dx
> > with Celiac at the age of 10.  She had no symptoms and continued to
> > but it was still important to go gluten-free to avoid later
> > Also, the gluten-free food's carb amounts are more condensed.
> >
> > Carol
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