Congenital Hyperinsulinism Center Patient Stories
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Three Generations Under CHOP’s Care for HI
Grandfather, mom and granddaughter have all been treated at CHOP for congenital hyperinsulinism (HI). This family’s history shows the evolution of HI care.
Congenital Hyperinsulinism: Eliza’s Story
Eliza’s family brought her to CHOP for its expertise in hyperinsulinism. She became the 600th patient to have pancreas surgery and went home cured.
Diffuse Hyperinsulinism: Omar’s Story
After three months of searching for answers, Omar’s family found a diagnosis — and hope, at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Congenital Hyperinsulinism: Isaac’s and Levi’s Story
When a rare disorder was diagnosed in two of their children, the Linares family found hope and expertise at CHOP.
Congenital Hyperinsulinism: Dominique’s story
Endocrinologists in New York didn’t have the knowledge of hyperinsulinism to help Dominique, 30, so she came to CHOP for treatment that controlled her HI.
Hyperinsulinism/Hyperammonemia: Daniel’s Story
Much has been learned about hyperinsulinism/hyperammonemia since Daniel first had severe low blood sugar as a baby. A new clinic as CHOP can help improve symptoms.
Hyperinsulinism and Kabuki Syndrome: Amelia’s Story
A diagnosis of Kabuki syndrome connected all of Amelia’s symptoms, and CHOP has experts to care for each and every condition.
HI Can’t Stop Abigail’s Big Dreams
Inspired by the care she received at CHOP for her HI, Abigail Ridler wants to go into medicine to help others with rare diseases.
Insulinoma: Leilani’s story
When doctors in Florida struggled to diagnose Leilani’s rare illness, her parents pushed to bring her to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where she was cured.
Kabuki Syndrome: Rosalie's Story
Rosalie had been in and out of the hospital a few times at three months old before coming to the Kabuki Syndrome Clinic at CHOP for answers.