Extreme dieters might wish they didn’t have to eat, but living without food is one California boy’s living nightmare.
And he’s not alone.
Carter Stiles has Eosinophilic Esophagitis, a rare disease that makes him allergic to food. It’s forced doctors to insert a feeding into his stomach to provide him nutrients.
The bad news is that more and more people are being diagnosed with the disease; mainly young boys with other allergies like asthma and eczema. There is still no cure.