Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patient Stories

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Crohn’s Disease: Zachary’s Story


Nutritional therapy proved to be the key to treating Zachary’s Crohn’s disease and eventual remission. Now 18, he’s looking ahead to college symptom-free.

Crohn’s Disease: Jillian’s Story


After treatment for Crohn’s disease at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Jillian has resumed competitive dancing and hopes to pursue a nursing career.

Ulcerative Colitis: William’s Story

William doing gymnastics outside

William manages his ulcerative colitis with medication and nutrition. With his condition under control, he has the energy to be a competitive gymnast.

Ulcerative Colitis: Noah's Story

Noah and his dad

When Noah was 11, ulcerative colitis drained his energy and threatened his life. Now 15, he has the energy and stamina to play on a basketball team.

Crohn’s Disease: Jackson’s Story

Crohn's disease patient, Jackson

Jackson, 15, loves to perform on stage. He’s able to perform with full energy thanks to treatment for IBD at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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.