Navigating Celiac Disease as a Teen & Young Adult: Asia Alesci’s Story

July 17, 2020

At a time of life that often includes intense social pressure, celiac disease can have an enormous impact on the lives of teens and young adults. Asia Alesci, the 18-year-old daughter of Beyond Celiac Chief Science and Strategy Officer Salvo Alesci, MD, shares her story of diagnosis, managing life on the gluten-free diet, mental health challenges, searching for the right college and more. Watch the video below and meet her cute dog Ginger, too!


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