Department of Nursing & Clinical Care Services Patient Stories
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Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome and Blenderized Tube Feedings: Savannah's Story
CHOP dietitians work with Savannah’s parents to find a ‘real food’ solution to meet her medical needs and her family's wishes.
Reading, Writing & Remission
A unique program at CHOP allowed 7-year-old Isabella to attend school at the hospital while also getting radiation treatment for cancer.
Cystic Fibrosis & Reflux: Chad’s Story
Thanks to the team at the Cystic Fibrosis Center, 10-year-old Chad is spending less time in the hospital – and more time doing what he loves.
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: Charlotte and Michael’s Story
The expert care provided at CHOP’s Adrenal and Puberty Center for children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia is well worth the long drive for the Bair family.
B-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL): Keira’s Story
A year and a half following her B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia diagnosis, Keira, 9, is singing, dancing and playing sports.
Scoliosis: Kate & Emma's Story
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
Siblings Brayden and Lexi have been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. They both live active lives with help from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Motility Disorder: Arianna’s Story
Arianna, 21, has been treated her entire life for Down syndrome (trisomy 21), autism and motility disorders. Her medical team at CHOP has worked closely with her family to effectively treat her motility disorder to bring her comfort.
Pulmonary Hypertension: Sara’s Story
Sara, 17, has her pulmonary hypertension and arrhythmia under control with help from the Pulmonary Hypertension Program.
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.