Very Early Onset IBD (VEO-IBD) Program Patient Stories

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Crohn's Disease: Gabriella's Story

Gabriella holding a soccer ball

Gabriella’s IBD symptoms went from bad to worse, that’s when her family took her to CHOP. Today, she’s an energetic 10-year-old who enjoys sports.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): Garrett

Garrett smiling

After his IBD diagnosis, Garrett couldn’t be far from a bathroom after eating. Now, he eats nonstop — his favorite food is chocolate and vanilla swirl ice cream.

Crohn’s Disease: Matthew’s Story

Matthew crohns disease patient smiling in playroom

Matthew’s problem was a mystery until he came to Children’s Hospital. After a diagnosis of Crohn’s, nutrition treatment has Matthew, 3, eating normally and thriving.

Crohn’s Disease: Meredith’s Story

Meredith Smiling

Diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at the age of 6, Meredith's symptoms are under control with the help of her medical team at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.