Eliana is 11 years old and has celiac disease.
11-year-old Eliana isn't afraid to talk about celiac disease. In fact, she and her classmates are doing a school project on celiac disease awareness!
How many years have you been gluten-free?
What symptoms did you have?
Low iron and tummy aches.
How do you feel now?
I feel like I'm the only person that has celiac in my school, but you guys made me feel better about myself!
What's the hardest part about being gluten-free?
I cannot eat the treats my friends bring to school.
What's the best part about being gluten-free?
There are still gluten-free fruit pops!!
What's your favorite thing to do?
I like to dance and play with my little sister.