In my day job, I have often been called upon to help people make decisions. We assess risk and one risk scenario that is always considered is the risk of doing nothing. It is very clear when money is on the line that waiting for better information or giving in to inertia involves real risks and real costs.
This is why children with developmental delays should always be tested for gluten dairy and corn sensitivity. Do I think that the odds are huge that any kid with a delay has a gluten related disorder…no. Do I think it is worth a blood test to rule it out…yes.
And if you think that it can’t be your kid because he has no tummy troubles, you might want to see this…
And then, get the test