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Monday, August 27, 2012
Free Celiac Disease Blood Screening at Univ. of Chicago

On average, a child visits 8
pediatricians before diagnosis...
    an adult spends up to 
             10 years looking for an answer.

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FREE SCREENING 
Gluten-free Fair & Ask the Experts Panel 
Saturday, October 13, 2012

University of Chicago 
5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 4069 Chicago, IL 60637



You are eligible for blood screening if you have: 
  • Been on a gluten-containing diet for at least 12 weeks prior to testing
  • Close family member that has celiac disease or Type 1 diabetes
  • Related autoimmune condition, e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, MS, Addison's 
  • Digestive problems, chronic fatigue, osteopenia/osteoporosis
  • Down Syndrome
  • Other related symptoms or conditions  
   
To register, visit the Contact Us page on the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center website, choose "Blood Screening Registration" as the "Reason" for contact, and include the following in your email:
  1. Number of persons in your family to be tested
  2. Their ages
  3. Why they should be tested
  4. Whether or not they are currently on a gluten-free diet  
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