Your Child With Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Family Guide for Caregiving

An expert team of pediatric gastroenterologists answers many questions: why is my child sick? What can we do to help him get better? Will my child’s diet change? Can he play sports? What are the side effects of medications? The book also provides parents with practical advice on how to tell their children about their IBD and discusses the challenges children may face at school and in their social lives, especially as they grow older. Additional information on IBD medications, complementary treatments, and further reading round out this comprehensive and reliable resource.

© 2010 Oliva-Hemker, Maria Md; Ziring, David, Md; Bousvaros, Athos, Md (EDITORS)
Audience: Parent, Professional