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You don’t have to avoid vacationing just because your child has Crohn’s or ulcerative colitis.  To help families prepare, our IBD team put this checklist together to help families when traveling abroad or here in the US. Maintaining your child’s › Continue Reading

What do all three of these people have in common? Former U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower American pop singer Anastacia Los Angeles Lakers forward Larry Nance, Jr. The surprising link between the three people listed above is that they all › Continue Reading

Making decisions about college can be overwhelming for anyone. But if you have a chronic illness like Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, it can be particularly stressful. To help you prepare, our inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) team put together this › Continue Reading

Lately our patients have been asking us more questions about supplemental or alternative IBD diets related to the management of the disease. Because of this uptick, I thought it might be helpful for families to read about the role alternative IBD › Continue Reading

When your child receives a diagnosis of IBD, or inflammatory bowel disease, it can be earth shattering in many ways. It’s a frustrating condition to manage and can impact your child’s and family’s quality of life. While medications to treat IBD › Continue Reading

Doctors can have a hard time evaluating the pelvis. This is because its internal structures are deep and difficult to fully examine. When children have pain or other symptoms in the pelvis, doctors will often ask radiologists to help them figure out what is causing › Continue Reading

Dr. Daniel Podberesky, director of thoracoabdominal imaging at Cincinnati Children’s, talks about what to expect if your child needs an MRI enterography study. .  

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 of expertise: patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. A › Continue Reading