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Go for the Gold! – Hold The Gluten Podcast Episode 57

The latest episode of Hold The Gluten Podcast is now live!

Episode 57 “Gluten-Free Expos Galore” Features:hold the gluten podcast

  • Getting glutened at sporting events?
  • Crunchmaster partners with gluten-free swimmer Dana Vollmer
  • Greater openness of gluten-free celebrities and athletes
  • Listener Laura’s question on genetic/blood tests for her children
  • Celiac Awareness night at the Philadelphia Phillies
  • Gluten-Free Living NOW Expo
  • Univ of Chicago Celiac Disease Center Blood Screening
  • Maureen & Emma are attending NFCA Appetite for Awareness September 23rd
  • Delight’s Calendar of Gluten-Free Events
  • What do YOU think of the HTG Podcast? Leave your feedback wherever you download this.

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Get Tested!

The latest episode of my Hold The Gluten Podcast is now live!

Episode 4 “Get Tested!” Features:

  • Discussion on genetic testing and blood tests.  Exactly who needs them?
  • The genetic test for Celiac Disease is known as the Celiac Disease DNA Test.  To clarify even further, specify HLA genotyping of the DQA1 and DQB1 genes.
  • The Celiac Disease DNA test is most useful for family members of individuals with the disease — particularly first-degree relatives— such as parents, siblings, or children of people who have been diagnosed.
  • A Celiac Blood Panel should also be performed to check antibodies.
  • Celiac Blood Panel tests include: Anti-endomysial antibody test (EMA-IgA), Total Serum IgA, and Anti-Tissue Transglutaminase (tTG-IgA)
  • What happens if a family member does test positive for the Celiac Gene but negative for Celiac Disease?  What next?

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Rock on Celiacs!

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