Beyond Celiac CEO Shares Personal Celiac Disease Story

November 13, 2019

Alice Bast, CEO and founder of Beyond Celiac, shared her personal celiac disease diagnosis journey with The Philadelphia Inquirer in the story titled, “Patient voices should drive celiac disease treatments beyond the gluten-free diet.”

We were going to name her Emily. I didn’t know that the constant migraines, extreme stomach pain, and diarrhea that I developed after my first daughter Elizabeth was born would impact my second pregnancy. In my ninth month, I noticed the baby was no longer moving. I was told I was worrying needlessly. I wasn’t. I had a full-term stillbirth…

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