Center for Celiac Disease Patient Stories

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Celiac Disease: Emma’s Story

Emma proudly shows Pediatric Gastroenterologist Arunjot Singh, MD, MPH, the proclamation she received from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, recognizing her for her awareness and advocacy for youth with celiac disease and the importance of proper

Diagnosed with celiac disease in first grade, Emma, now 9, rallies for changes in food labeling to better protect kids like her.

Celiac Disease: Weston’s Story

little boy GI patient in stroller eating ice cream bar

Learn how the Center for Celiac Disease at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia helped this family change their diets and get their son well.

Gluten Sensitivity: Logan’s Story


As one of the youngest members of the World Championship Lego® robotics team, 9-year-old Logan doesn’t let gluten sensitivity hold him back.

Celiac Disease: Justyna's Story

Girl Portrait

With help from the Center for Celiac Disease, 8-year-old Justyna can maintain a busy schedule including acting, modeling and school.

Celiac Disease: Mikayla’s Story


Mikayla, 16, is a competitive gymnast and coaches younger children. Diagnosed with celiac disease in eighth grade, she has adapted to her new diet.