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Crohn's Disease

Crohn's disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that may affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract. Signs and symptoms often include abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, and weight loss, and possible bowel obstruction.  Other complications may occur outside the gastrointestinal tract and include anemia, skin rashes, arthritis, and tiredness.  Crohn's disease is caused by a combination of environmental, immune and bacterial factors in genetically susceptible individuals. It results in a chronic inflammatory disorder, in which the body's immune system attacks the gastrointestinal tract possibly directed at microbial antigens.

Crohns Disease Testimonial

May 5, 2016

1 Minute, 59 Seconds

I Have Crohn's Disease Story

October 29, 2016

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Hemophiliac Patient: Alex

October 14, 2015

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Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

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2 Minutes, 20 Seconds

All: Erasing The Survival Gap

September 17, 2015

4 Minutes, 54 Seconds

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September 18, 2015

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Chronic Kidney Disease

Patient's Story: Living With Chronic Kidney Disease

October 30, 2015

4 Minutes, 39 Seconds

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Diabetes And Complications - One Patient's Story

October 21, 2015

4 Minutes, 51 Seconds

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November 24, 2015

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Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (aHUS)

Ethan Ahus

September 17, 2015

4 Minutes, 28 Seconds

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Ependymoma (Childhood)

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3-year-old Cancer Patient Gets His Birthday Wish!

  • September 17, 2015
  • 1 Minute, 23 Seconds
  • 1:23  |  Sep. 17, 2015

One little boy in Wisconsin is celebrating a very special birthday today with a torrent of packages and letters.Beckett Roerdink, who has a type of cancer called Grade II Ependymoma, told his mother all he wanted for his birthday was mail. After posting information on the boy's Caring Bridge page, mail is arriving by the...

5-year-old Bailey Dickson donating hair for 8-year-old friend Jillian Butte with brain and spine cancer

  • September 17, 2015
  • 2 Minutes, 7 Seconds
  • 2:07  |  Sep. 17, 2015

Jillian Butte has spent almost half her life battling a cancer that affects the brain and spine. “Jill was our flower girl and Bailey’s older brother was our ring bearer," said family friend Rachel Blevins. "So, they got to go through rehearsal dinner together and they got to spend a lot of time together getting to know...

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