(Kids Health)

When was the last time you had a stomachache? It’s normal for all kids to get bellyaches once in a while. But some kids get bad all the time. They are tired and even feel like they might throw up. Some of these kids may have inflammatory bowel disease (or IBD).

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

(NACC)

Having Crohn’s Disease or may be difficult to handle at times. You can have times when you feel okay, but sometimes having IBD can make you feel ill, confused and miserable. Most young people with IBD experience at least some of these feelings.

IBD Concerns for Young People

Kids and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (CCFC)

Find out about IBD

http://www.ccfc.ca/English/info/brochures/KidsE2002.pdf

Kids Coping Strategies Video (CCFA)

Listen to a panel of children and teenagers with Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis, discuss how their IBD has affected their lives and the coping strategies they used to manage their disease.

http://www.ucandcrohns.org/howtodeal.html

Guts & Glory Walk

The Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Crohn’s & of America (CCFA) will hold its first annual Guts & Glory Walk on Saturday, Aug. 4, at Two Rivers Park in Glenwood Springs to raise funds for research, education and support services within the Rocky Mountain region.

http://www.postindependent.com/article/

About Robert Hill

I founded IDEAS Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society, from my home base in Vancouver, British Columbia. Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society IDEAS is established to raise public awareness of intestinal diseases in order to help remove the stigmas associated with these illnesses. The programs of IDEAS help children, youth and young adults learn to live full lives, find acceptance and gain confidence.

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