"Hi All. I've had type 1 for 32 yrs. I also have hypothyroidism, although oddly, after about 10 yrs on meds (low dose), I no longer needed my Synthroid, and my bloodwork has now been normal for over 10 yrs. I also have Psoriatic Arthritis, and…"
"Diagnosed with diabetes 23 years ago, diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis 24 years ago, and autoimmune hepatitis about 18 months ago. I'm hoping these things just come in threes and that's me had my lot!"
"I've had diabetes for 20 years, and was diagnosed with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis about 4 years before that. But I'm sure I had it long before I was diagnosed, because I had a goiter that started growing when I was in my late 20's…"
"I was DXd w2ith T1 26 years ago. Have heard a lot of talk about asthma being autoimmune. That was 27 years ago. Have also heard that endometriosis maybe autoimmune to. Officially DXd with that 26 years ago, but had the issues for far longer."
"Dxd 28 years ago (jinx). Dxd with Hoshimoto's Hypothyroid about 12 years ago. Last year diagnosed with Gluten Intolerance by way of SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth). Though not sure Gluten Intolerance is considered auto-immune, but…"
"Not siding with the school, but there are often regulations through the health department about outside food in school kitchens. As a former SPED teacher, we had a separate fridge and microwave in my office that my students brought from home. Think…"
"Don't know if the doc has mentioned this or not. But if she is still getting breast milk, then shouldn't you have to eliminate everything from your diet that she cannot have? Otherwise, isn't she still getting some exposure that way?…"
"Don't know for sure about the cereal. I do know when I was pregnant my obgyn specialist would NOT let me eat cereal at all (and I had been eating plain cheerios). I remember it was bc of what cereal does to your bs level, and that it was…"
"Don't know where you are located, but Hy-vee carries cream of xx soups that are gf. They are condensed soups, so they can be used in casserole recipes. I have used the cream of celery and cof mushroom. Nobody even knew or noticed, and my…"
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