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Become Inspired – How one College Graduate Effectively Manages Celiac Disease

“Is this gluten-free?”

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“Is this gluten-free?”

Seems to be a familiar saying for those diagnosed with celiac disease, an issue that affects almost one percent of our population. The same was true for a girl named Lena Mattero, a student from Wharton, New Jersey.

“It’s very interesting because your life has to go through a lifestyle change. It’s kind of like food is no longer just something so simple. It becomes much more complicated,” said Mattero.