Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patient Stories

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Ulcerative Colitis: David’s Story


David experienced unpleasant side effects from two of his treatments for colitis, but his medical team at Children’s Hospital responded each time with new approaches to his care.

Crohn’s Disease: Titus’ Story


Titus, 8, was sick and barely eating when he arrived at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Treatment for his Crohn’s disease has turned his health around.

Ulcerative Colitis: Shea’s Story


Shea loves cheerleading and today has energy to spare for it, since the IBD team at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has her ulcerative colitis under control.

Crohn’s Disease: Kristen’s Story

Kristen IBD patient smiling

After a long battle, Kristen’s symptoms from Crohn’s disease are under control. She is a thriving young adult thanks to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Crohn’s Disease: Emily’s Story

Emily IBD patient outside smiling at boathouse row

Emily is an energetic teenager. She’s able to better enjoy her passions like acting thanks to treatment for her Crohn’s at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Crohn’s Disease: Sydney’s Story

Sydney smiling

Sydney is an energetic and well-rounded 10-year-old. Thanks to nutrition therapy at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, her Crohn’s disease is under control. 

Crohn’s Disease: David’s Story

Jeffrey and Nancy Fine

David came to CHOP as a teen to manage his Crohn’s. His parents now co-chair the Family Research Council, which supports research at the IBD Center.