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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

8 Minutes, 16 Seconds

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Hemophiliac Patient: Alex

October 14, 2015

2 Minutes, 13 Seconds

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Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

A Childhood Cancer Story

May 28, 2016

2 Minutes, 20 Seconds

All: Erasing The Survival Gap

September 17, 2015

4 Minutes, 54 Seconds

Avery's Story: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

September 18, 2015

5 Minutes, 16 Seconds

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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

Managing your Type 1 Diabetes

November 24, 2015

2 Minutes, 22 Seconds

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Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (aHUS)

Ethan Ahus

September 17, 2015

4 Minutes, 28 Seconds

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Melanoma (Childhood)

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Melanoma Awareness

  • September 17, 2015
  • 4 Minutes, 25 Seconds
  • 4:25  |  Sep. 17, 2015

Melanoma and skin cancer is usually a concern for adults who have basked in the sun for years. However, as Nancy Johnson reports, young children are also at risk as cases of melanoma in children has doubled in recent years. This medical segment focuses on the warning signs of Melanoma and ways to reduce risk.

Stories Of Hope: Marit Peterson, Melanoma Patient

  • September 17, 2015
  • 4 Minutes, 16 Seconds
  • 4:16  |  Sep. 17, 2015

Melanoma survivor Marit Peterson was 4 years old when her mother, Candy Peterson, explained her own diagnosis of breast cancer. Candy says Marit's upbeat reaction: "We match, Mommy!" melted her heart and reminded her of her daughter's positive approach to tougher times in early childhood. Marit, now 9, of Dallas, was...

The Faces Of Pediatric Melanoma

  • September 17, 2015
  • 8 Minutes, 32 Seconds
  • 8:32  |  Sep. 17, 2015

Childhood melanoma affects kids of all ages and all races. The impact that this disease can have on the lives of these children and their families is profound. Today, we hear from some of the children who have been diagnosed with melanoma. They describe their experiences and methods used for prevention and...

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