Crohn's Disease Patient Stories
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Crohn's Disease: Josephine's Story
Josephine, 16, refuses to let Crohn's disease govern her life or impact her dream of playing division 1 field hockey in college.
Crohn's Disease: Gabriella's Story
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.
Crohn's Disease: Lacey's Story
Severe stomach pain brought Lacey to CHOP, where a doctor recognized her symptoms as IBD. She’s now a strong advocate for the need for more research.
Crohn's Disease: Eddie's Story
After a long journey to find an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) treatment that worked long term, Eddie is able to focus on practicing his basketball technique.
Crohn’s Disease: Brandon's Story
Brandon has big dreams to be an actor or a scientist. His parents are overjoyed to see their son happy and engaged after struggling with Crohn’s disease.
Crohn’s Disease: Kyle
Kyle’s Crohn’s disease used to keep him sidelined from his favorite passion — soccer. Treatment at CHOP and a new medication has him back in action.
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.
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.