Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (GI) Patient Stories
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Crohn’s Disease: Fiona's Story
Fiona, 12, uses nutritional therapy to treat her inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). She can now enjoy her favorite things without worrying about her IBD symptoms.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): Katie's Story
Inflammatory bowel disease used to keep Katie sidelined from her beloved dance lessons. After treatment, she’s energetically dancing again.
Crohn’s Disease: Kaylen’s Story
Kaylen went through episodes when she would double over from abdominal pains. Now she’s back to her favorite activities, including soccer and baking.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): Max's Story
Infusions have been a game-changer for Max, 12, to treat his Crohn’s disease. As a result, he hasn’t had a flare-up in more than a year.
Crohn's Disease Second Opinion: Emily's Story
Emily has passions for basketball and softball. She excels at sports while managing Crohn’s disease with the help of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Celiac Disease: Grant and Shane's Story
A health scare for 3-year-old Grant led to an unexpected diagnosis for him and his 5-year-old brother Shane: celiac disease.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Emma's Story
For years, Emma was caught in a cycle of anxiety and gastric distress. Thanks to motility experts and a psychologist at CHOP, Emma was able to break the cycle.
Crohn's Disease: Morgan's Story
When Morgan was 11, her weight dropped to just 50 pounds due to complications from Crohn’s disease. Now 14, she’s excelling in high school.
Biliary Atresia and Liver Transplant: Haley's Story
Haley had a life-saving liver transplant when she was 4. Now 15, she’s an active teenager who players lacrosse and enjoys cheerleading.
Crohn’s Disease: Ella’s Story
After years of pain and stilted growth due to her then-undiagnosed Crohn's disease, Ella is now receiving treatment, and growing taller and stronger.