Personal Stories of Celiac Patients | Gluten Free Jio

Inside Stories of Celiac

I connected with people across the world to know about their celiac journey and the disease impacted their lives.
Read the real stories of people suffering from celiac, the challenges faced while the treatment and they maintained a healthy gluten-free lifestyle.
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Francesca Della Penna

"I was diagnosed with celiac disease at the age of 27. My diagnosis was quite catastrophic as I went through heart failure."

Akshay Vaitha

"My diagnosis of celiac disease was not an easy one. When I was around 3 years old, I remember being tired all the time and not being able to join in with general activities. "

Katrina Berlo

"At the beginning of my senior year of high school, I started to become really ill, and every time I ate, I would feel sick I was losing a ton of weight and couldn’t hold any weight on and just kept getting thinner and thinner the entire senior year."

Louise Hindle

"For years, I'd been suffering from pain in my stomach and diarrhoea, but has put that all down to being a nervous person or stress."

Iris Mazza

"I was diagnosed with Celiac around 2 years ago when one morning during my school I had strong cramps."

Nicci D’Amico Howard

"My self esteem was horrible but I kept my spirits up. I got really tired more often and I had aches and pains I kept to myself. But my face hurt so bad I could barley smile."

Marne Platt

“ I was just 'an allergic kid' with severe atopic dermatitis and a 'delicate stomach.' I had belly cramps severe enough to keep me home from school, and unspecified illnesses we never figured out.”

Meena & Rachna

“ We are the desi celiac sisters. My Sister had no symptoms of Celiac, and when she underwent endoscopic biopsy and it showed intestinal damage to everyone's surprise.”

Aparna Kammari

“This condition made me a kind of chef, and I've started making gluten-free versions and dairy-free foods. And the thing is I also give recipes to my clients.”

Kavitha Mathew

“I love sponge cakes, sandwiches, and pastries, my fav but had to give them all up. It was not easy but I turned cold turkey and gave up everything.”

Shrey Pasricha

“I went to multiple gut specialists, for gut-related symptoms which seemed to get worse day by day but most of the doctors couldn't recognize the cause and told me that I should rather go see a psychologist.”

Sushmita Jha

“I tried everything, I stopped eating junk, switched to a healthy diet, even started yoga. But nothing was helping me. I was losing weight slowly.”

Yoko Rao

“I was just barely surviving. Because of the malabsorption of nutrients in my body. Because of celiac disease! I was a bit lost but with the support of family and friends, I could sail through the initial years well.”

Roshni Madkaikar

“During the pooja, I was offered the prasad which was made out of wheat/suji. Though I refused, the Pandit Ji and a few others kept forcing me to have it as I was “Refusing God’s Blessing”

Pankaj Sharma

“My daughter was diagnosed with Celiac when she was 3.5 years old. it was a nightmare for us to manage because we were not knowing about what to do and what not to do.”