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Tag: Crohn’s Disease
After experiencing relentless abdominal pain, Kristian was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory disease of the intestines that may lead to life-threatening complications of the digestive system. As a result, it is difficult for Kristian’s body to absorb enough nutrients to keep him well nourished. He must supplement his diet with nutritional meal replacement shakes […]
“Her body mistakenly attacks healthy cells” Carly’s parents became concerned when they noticed their daughter wasn’t developing like other girls her age. At eight years old, Carly’s growth was delayed in comparison to her peers. She had very little energy and experienced frequent stomach pain. Carly saw a gastroenterologist, but the doctor didn’t find any […]
“What better wish for this tech wiz than a gaming computer” There is no cure for Crohn’s, the life threatening disease Ryan was diagnosed with at the young age of two years old. For now, there is a goal of symptom relief and to improve long-term prognosis by limiting complications. Ryan sees his doctor every […]
“Crohn’s disease can lead to life-threatening complications” Brevin is a 14 year old boy who was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel disease that causes inflammation of the lining of the digestive tract. This condition can lead to severe abdominal cramps, fever, fatigue, mouth sores, weight loss, and malnutrition. The inflammation often spreads deep […]
“Seth has already suffered through many surgeries” When Wish Kid Seth was 9 years old, he started feeling nauseous frequently. He couldn’t keep his food down and began to rapidly lose weight. Soon, he started suffering from dizzy spells, bouts of physical pain, and muscle weakness. Doctors diagnosed Seth with severe Crohn’s disease and recommended […]