In the news: using Crohn’s Disease diagnosis to help people with IBD and IBS (Evening Standard)

Roeland Pater was in his late teens when he was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease, a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). He ignored it for as long as he could until he was finally hospitalised a few days before a holiday.

“All of a sudden, I was in the hospital and had people telling me I now had a chronic disease. That was very surreal,” he tells the Standard. “After a few years of trying to ignore it, I realised that everything in my life had changed. So I became aware that it was better to start dealing with it in a more healthy way.”

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