“At first it was pretty hard to deal with because I wasn’t used to it, but now it just fits into my lifestyle. I will also be getting a service dog for gluten detection.”


“My stomach was upset and I had been throwing up for a week straight regardless of what I ate.”


“I had seen doctors complaining about gastro problems and chest pains but was diagnosed with IBT and instructed to drink less coffee.”


“In hindsight, there have been signs of celiac disease my whole life that we just didn’t know to look for.”


“I moved back home and there was substantial worsening of my symptoms, along with a tremendous weight loss.”


“I was constantly exhausted, bloated, nauseous, and itchy, and my skin was always red with sores and very painful.”


“We weren’t looking for celiac disease, it just so happens I got lucky and found out before it was too late.”


“For the longest time I thought I had irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), which turned out to be a misdiagnosis.”


“Luna always has a positive attitude and is extremely mature about her disease for an 11 year old.”


“I had severe abdominal and pelvic pain that would land me in the emergency room multiple times a year.”


“After visiting dozens of dermatologists who had no clue what was wrong […] I thought I would have this rare, incurable disease for the rest of my life.”


“My mom was my advocate; she showed up to every doctor’s appointment demanding answers because there had to be a reason I was so sick.”

Think you may have celiac disease?

Symptoms Checklist