Crohn's Disease Patient Stories

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Crohn's Disease: Eddie's Story

Eddie

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: Emily's Story

Emily holding a basketball

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.

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.

Crohn's Disease: Lacey's Story

Lacey smiling

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: Will's Story

Will in his basketball uniform

Will, 12, has a very complicated form of Crohn’s disease. His symptoms are under control thanks to the Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

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: Carter’s Story

Carter smiling

Carter was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at age 5. With nutrition treatment, he’s growing again and back to playing his favorite game: basketball. 


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