Lillian and her family had never heard of gluten or Celiac Diseaseat the point she was diagnosed. She had mysteriouslylost nearly a fourth of her body weight and had no energy to leave the couch. Now11,Lillian knows more than almost anyone about Celiac, a genetic autoimmune disease that damages the small intestines when exposed to gluten. Thanks to the doctors at Children’s Colorado, Lillian’s disease has now been in remission for three years.