Center for Advanced Practice Patient Stories

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Scoliosis: Kate & Emma's Story

Kate and Emma

Sisters Kate and Emma Fair were diagnosed with a rapidly advancing scoliosis, but their family found treatment, support, and a path toward recovery close to home.

Type 1 Diabetes: Brayden and Lexi

Brayden and Lexi with their family

Siblings Brayden and Lexi have been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. They both live active lives with help from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. 

Type 1 Diabetes: Mary Grace’s Story

Mary Grace

Mary Grace was born with Down syndrome and was diagnosed with diabetes at age 4. She is now a happy and healthy 19-year-old thanks to CHOP’s care and support.

Type 1 Diabetes: Ricky’s Story


Ricky was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 7. Now, he’s an exceptional lacrosse player, recruited to play for a Division 1 college team.