About 150,000 of the approximately 1.4 million people with Crohn's disease in the U.S. are children under age 17. Pediatric Crohn's patients face additional obstacles... obstacles that make the already hard task of simply growing up even more difficult.
This is the ultimate Crohn's Disease web site with all the resources needed as a newly diagnosed patient. It is also a good pitstop for those of you who, like me, have been diagnosed for a longer time. As you can see, I have chosen to include information for relatives and friends to Crohn's patients as I have experienced there isn't much information availible online for this group.
The Crohn's Colitis Effect Website Our goal is to bring awareness and education around Inflammatory Bowel Disease ( IBD ) The more we learn about how IBD, Crohn’s, and Colitis affect the millions of people diagnosed with it, the better chance we have of making a difference in their lives. http://cceffect.org