A Blessing in Disguise

A Blessing in Disguise

Amina Marquart Amina started using the Nima sensor since her senior year of high school after a gluten incident at her senior high school retreat. She is currently a student at Drexel University in Des Moines, Iowa and a new Nima College Ambassador! The past few weeks...
Interview with BattleBots Celebrity, Lisa Winter

Interview with BattleBots Celebrity, Lisa Winter

 A BattleBots Celebrity, a lover of hardware, diagnosed with celiac disease, and Nima user. A Celebrity Siting The first time I met Lisa, I experienced what it might be like to be a celebrity. Connected by a mutual friend, we were meeting for the first time in a...
What’s in my Backpack? Top 10 Celiac Essentials

What’s in my Backpack? Top 10 Celiac Essentials

Always being prepared is the name of the game for those of us with celiac disease. I, for one, hate finding myself in a situation that I am not ready for. Take a peek into my backpack and get to know my top 10 celiac essentials:  1. Nima Sensor Since getting my Nima...
10 Date Ideas that Don’t Involve Any Food

10 Date Ideas that Don’t Involve Any Food

This post is written by Brittany, she is currently studying at Vanderbilt University. She has peanut and soy allergies and is a Nima College Ambassador. Brittany Fox College Ambassador Dating can be fun and nerve-wracking and difficult and wonderful all at the...
Gluten-Free Rome: A #nimatested Dining Guide

Gluten-Free Rome: A #nimatested Dining Guide

Olivia is a Nima College Ambassador and celiac warrior studying Computer Science at Harvard University. While only recently diagnosed with celiac disease, Olivia is determined to advocate for her health and gluten-free lifestyle with Nima.    When I...
Dating With Celiac

Dating With Celiac

When I was diagnosed with celiac disease at age 16, my immediate concerns revolved around learning to eat safely, finding a safe college to attend, and navigating my new gluten-free lifestyle. Once I had conquered these steps – my concerns turned to other factors,...
5 Tips on Traveling with Nima

5 Tips on Traveling with Nima

One of my favorite things about the Nima sensor is the freedom it gives me to explore! Before Nima, traveling was something of a nightmare. Trips all but guaranteed I would be eating multiple meals out for at least a few days on end. And while I always did plenty of...
Nima in Social Situations

Nima in Social Situations

Valerie Kraft is a Nima College Ambassador and food safety activist studying Medicine, Health, and Society at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Valerie has been a leader in allergy advocacy work for young adults since being diagnosed with celiac disease...
How to Talk to Kids About Food Allergies

How to Talk to Kids About Food Allergies

I remember the day my eldest son was diagnosed. Communication came from doctors and nurses stuffed with Latin based medical jargon, clinical analysis and words that only really resonated with the adults in the room. Eventually, when the dust settled and our family...