Digestive and Gastrointestinal Conditions

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    • Exercise Your Future — Staying Fit with Cystic Fibrosis

      Exercise Your Future — Staying Fit with Cystic Fibrosis (00:21:48)

      9.29.10

       In this video, experts on cystic fibrosis show us how important physical activity is in coping with CF. From the toddler to the young adult, we demonstrate series of exercises that can help you stay...cont.

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    • Healthlink: Intestine Transplant

      Healthlink: Intestine Transplant (00:02:51)

      5.7.11

      Dr. Simon Horslen discusses a patient's life-changing intestine transplant.

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    • Your Gastroschisis Journey

      Your Gastroschisis Journey (00:27:08)

      4.28.11

      An educational film designed to help families prepare for the birth of their baby with gastroschisis.For more information, visit: www.seattlechildrens.org/clinics-programs/surgery/cont.

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    • How to Help Your Child Adjust to School After a Crohn's or Ulcerative Colitis Diagnosis

      How to Help Your Child Adjust to School After a Crohn's or Ulcerative Colitis Diagnosis (0:06:38)

      4.26.13

      When your child has Crohn’s or Ulcerative Colitis, a normal school day can be difficult and challenging. Seattle Children’s nurse Teresa Wachs shares how you can advocate for your child. Watch the...cont.

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    • Medication to Treat Your Child's IBD Without Steroid Use

      Medication to Treat Your Child's IBD Without Steroid Use (0:02:46)

      4.26.13

      Dr. Ghassan Wahbeh discusses 3 treatment strategies that avoid repeated use of steroids and promote healing. Learn more about Dr. Wahbeh www.seattlechildrens.org/medical-staff/Ghassan-T-Wahbeh/Learn...cont.

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    • Nutritional Needs for Your Child with IBD

      Nutritional Needs for Your Child with IBD (0:01:57)

      4.26.13

      A balanced diet can help manage your child’s IBD symptoms. Dr. David Suskind explains how each child’s nutritional needs – and “problem foods” -- are unique. Creating a diet that works for your...cont.

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    • Side Effects of Treating Your Child's IBD with Steroids

      Side Effects of Treating Your Child's IBD with Steroids (0:02:53)

      4.26.13

      Dr. Ghassan Wahbeh, director of Seattle Children's IBD Center, discusses the downsides of treatment with steroids.Learn more about Dr. Wahbeh...cont.

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    • The Psychological Impact of IBD in Children

      The Psychological Impact of IBD in Children (00:03:18)

      6.4.15

      Dr. Carin Cunningham, a psychologist who specializes in treating gastrointestinal diseases, offers insights into the emotional and psychological toll inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can take....cont.

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    • Treating Crohn's Disease Without Medication

      Treating Crohn's Disease Without Medication (0:01:35)

      4.26.13

      Treatment for IBD does not always require medicine or steroids. Dr. David Suskind discusses how formula-based nutrition therapy (exclusive enteral nutrition, or EEN) can bring remission without...cont.

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    • Treating Isolated Lower-Small-Intestine Crohn's

      Treating Isolated Lower-Small-Intestine Crohn's (0:02:52)

      4.26.13

      Crohn’s disease can occur in any part of the gastrointestinal tract. In some patients, the inflammation is limited to the last part of the small intestine. Dr. Ghassan Wahbeh shows how inflammation...cont.

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    • What Are IBD, Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis?

      What Are IBD, Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis? (0:03:53)

      4.26.13

      Dr. Dennis Christie explains the different types of inflammatory bowel disease – Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis. He answers common questions parents ask, including how the right treatment can help...cont.

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    • What You Need to Know About Your Student's Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis

      What You Need to Know About Your Student's Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis (0:11:05)

      4.26.13

      Learn what IBD is and how it affects kids in and out of the classroom. Teresa Wachs, RN, gives helpful tips on what to expect and how to help kids succeed. This video is for teachers, coaches,...cont.

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