“A diagnosis at 60 years of age does throw some doctors off. One doctor gave me the strangest look when I told him that fact. They think of it as a children’s disease.”

Kamila D.

“Kamila enjoys her gluten-free foods and already knows how to ask if the food we offer to her is gluten-free.”


“Being able to eat again is such an amazing feeling that I didn’t think I would get back. It’s crazy to see how rapidly I have been bouncing back with the elimination of gluten.”


“I’ve always been very disciplined and strict about my diet, even before celiac disease, because I am an athlete; I am still the same long distance athlete, just gluten-free.”

The Shengs

“[Renzo’s] tantrums subsided, social skills improved, and even the ADHD is noticeably better.”


“I had symptoms from when I was a baby until I was diagnosed at 19 years old. Doctors and family members would say my symptoms were from stress…”


“Everyone used to comment on how ‘cute’ and ‘petite’ she was, but I remember looking back at photos and thinking she was always a good two to three inches shorter than children her own age.”


“Despite seeing two separate gastroenterologists, neither thought to do an endoscopy or even blood tests for CD.”


“It took approximately five to six years to get diagnosed after I started having major symptoms.”


“I did not completely commit to a gluten-free diet until this year at age 39. Six months before my 40th birthday and it’s been life-changing.”


“Ava was very bloated, and for three straight years she grew less than an inch.”


“I hope my story can show that you can do anything with an autoimmune disease.”

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