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Meet Rylie

Rylie is 6 years old and has celiac disease.

6-year-old Rylie J. proves having celiac doesn't stop you from doing fun things!

How many years have you been gluten-free?

5 years

What symptoms did you have?

Throwing up.

How do you feel now?

Just fine.

What's the hardest part about being gluten-free?

Not getting french fries at restaurants.

(French fries can make gluten-free kids sick if they're cooked in the same oil as chicken fingers or another breaded food. Ask the restaurant: Do you use a separate fryer for french fries?)

What's the best part about being gluten-free?

Not feeling sick.

What's your favorite thing to do?

Read, play piano, dance and play with friends.

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