Tag: "crohn's disease"
Kids & Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Tips for Handling the Holidays
For the families of kids with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), the holidays can be a tough time of year. So many of our holiday traditions are centered on food! Read recommendations for a balanced approach: enjoying a festive treat while sticking to an eating plan.
Helping Kids with Gastrointestinal Disorders Cope and Return to School
Kids with chronic gastrointestinal disorders have additional stressors on top of the ordinary pressures of childhood. A child psychologist explains some techniques to cope so that they can return to school and their favorite activities.
kEEN on Alternative Therapies for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
It took Rohan three years to receive a proper diagnosis of Crohn's disease, and another two years of trying various treatments. It wasn't until his doctor suggested an exclusive enteral nutrition (EEN) diet that he found relief. Learn more about this method and how it can help those with inflammatory bowel diseases.
Handy Checklist: Traveling with Crohn’s, Ulcerative Colitis
Traveling with conditions like Crohn's and ulcerative colitis is possible with some up-front planning. Our handy checklist can help you prepare.
Handy Checklist: Playing Sports with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Playing sports with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is possible. Here are 8 tips from a college athlete to keep in mind before, during and after a game.
You Are Not Alone: 4 Tips for Kids and Teens with IBD
Patients with IBD, or Crohn's and colitis, can face feelings of isolation, fear and embarrassment. Read one patient's tips to help manage them.
Handy Checklist: Going to College with IBD
Choosing a college can be particularly stressful for those with inflammatory bowel disease. To help, our IBD team compiled a going-to-college checklist.
Perspective on Alternative IBD Diets
More patient families have been asking about the role of alternative IBD diets. A gastroenterologist explains what they are and their effectiveness.
IBD: Tips for Managing Steroid Side Effects
When your child has IBD, steroids are often used as a first line of defense. Here are a few tips for managing steroid side effects.
IBD: 3 Lessons from an Experienced Parent
A mom reflects on her child's experiences with IBD and Crohn's disease, now that he has graduated college and is heading out on his own.
Noah Kennedy: Colerain Football’s Mightiest Team Member
Noah Kennedy, a junior at Colerain High School, motivates the Cardinals with his positive outlook and larger-than-life personality as football team manager.
Overcoming Nature’s Complexity to Help Patients with Intestinal Disease
As both a pediatric surgeon and a researcher, I have dedicated my career to caring for and investigating potential therapies for patients with intestinal failure. Even though we have been
My Message to Other Patients with IBD
My name is Alex Jofriet. I am a college student. I live in Ohio. I am a patient mentor at Cincinnati Children’s because I have Crohn’s disease. Thus my area
A Teen’s Positive Outlook on Crohn’s Diagnosis
When Alex Jofriet was nine years old, his weight dropped to 50 pounds. At first his parents thought he was simply a picky eater, but he was sick and in