My Child Was Diagnosed With IBD: Now What?

Being diagnosed with such a complex disease such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can be extremely difficult for an adult, but it can be especially complicated for a child. So if that happens, how should you deal with it? What should you do if your kid was just diagnosed with an IBD?

Read about a pediatric IBD program designed to help children with IBD here. 

In this NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital video, physicians and other healthcare providers share their medical, practical and emotional tips for what to consider after your child or adolescent has been diagnosed with an IBD.

Explaining Crohn’s disease to children can be difficult. Learn more here.

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