condition: Crohn’s Disease

Never Lose Hope

Hi! My name is Madison I, and I was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease at the age of 10. I remember I first started experiencing symptoms around my birthday in September 2010. I was using the bathroom frequently and had unbearable stomach aches. That spring I lost 30 lbs. in less than two weeks, and that’s […]

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Brave

Nadia was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at the age of six. Since then she has undergone numerous tests, scopes and colonoscopies, along with inpatient stays. She and her family’s first 18 months after her diagnosis included a roller coaster of emotions, tests, blood work, more tests and lots of learning. Many people who meet Nadia […]

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Breanna’s Story

It started with multiple admissions to her local hospital from January through March and receiving IV antibiotics at home on numerous occasions. But what was thought to be an infection in Breanna’s eye socket never seemed to get better. She was unable to move her eye and there was swelling in the periorbital and orbital […]

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Jackson’s Story

Soon after Jackson was first born, he started experiencing a lot of bruising and had a really hard time healing. At the age of two, Jackson was diagnosed with Hemophilia. Hemophilia is an inherited blood disorder that causes the blood to not clot very well and can result in increased bleeding even with a slight […]

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