A Crohn’s Story: ‘Pun Intended’

Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that affects approximately three out of every 1,000 people. One of those people is Kevin Heimbach.

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In the video, Kevin takes a comical approach to a very serious condition. He explains what Crohn’s is, how he was diagnosed at 16, the side effects of his treatment, and how he has to go to the bathroom — a lot!  He advises fellow Crohn’s patients to “never lose your sense of humor.”

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