Explaining Crohn’s Disease to Children

Explaining Crohn’s disease to a child can be difficult, they don’t understand why they are in pain and what is happening to them.

What’s it like to grow up with an inflammatory bowel disease such as Crohn’s disease? Find out here. 

In this video from Children’s Hospital Colorado, pediatric gastroenterologist Dr. Jason Soden, and Dr. Edwin de Zoeten, from the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, explain that although no one is sure why people develop Crohn’s disease and that to date there is still no cure, there are ways to manage the disease and live a normal life.

Discover some tips for talking to children about their inflammatory disease diagnosis.

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