Anyone living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) knows that many different environmental factors can influence their disease – summertime included. Here are some tips from the gastroenterology team at CHOC Children’s for navigating the season. Vitamin D is so important for IBD Many people living with IBD have low vitamin D levels, so the summer […]
Diyya never thought the treatment plan for her chronic and debilitating stomach pain would be a small device behind her ear. She’d been traveling with her family when everyone came down with food poisoning. Hers just never seemed to run its course. “Something still just felt a little bit off,” she says. A few months […]
Jack was more than a picky eater. He was frail and his hair was falling out. CHOC’s feeding program corrected Jack’s disordered feeding.
It’s normal for kids to get stomach aches, but some kids have bad stomach pain all the time. If your child has abdominal pain, cramping, gas, bloating, diarrhea or constipation, you may be wondering if your child has IBD or IBS (inflammatory bowel disease or irritable bowel syndrome). But do you know the difference? While […]
Shortly after birth, Angelina was diagnosed with polymicrogyria. She remains under the care of many expert CHOC clinicians.
Bowie and Finley’s parents knew they were fighters. Their mom shares their journey with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
In recent years, gluten-free diets have risen in popularity but not everyone has a good medical reason for putting themselves on such a diet.