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A Family’s Story Highlights the Problem with Diagnosing and Living with Crohn’s Disease

Their persistence with her doctors was finally paying off

Clark’s mother stated that she is glad that she and her husband were persistent and refused to give in to the initial diagnoses when deep down, they knew something was still wrong with their daughter. “Trusting your gut and knowing how to be your child’s advocate is so important. No one knows your kids like you do, and the team at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia told us that exact thing: ‘If you feel something’s wrong, speak up’” said Heather.