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Meet Eliana

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?

2 years.

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.

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