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Eric

Surgeries for Crohn¹s disease left Eric with short bowel syndrome, until October 2016, when he had an intestinal transplant. Read about his experience from the early years through the transplant process,...>>more

 

 

Michaela

Being a teenager is difficult. It is the time in our lives when things are changing dramatically. We get to do all these things we haven’t done before: driving, high school, gaining independence,...>> more

Tina & Mark

Tina and Mark don’t let their “disabilities” prevent them from being active and independent…>> more

Emma

Emma is an assistant professor, a clinical pharmacist and a marathon runner who doesn’t let gastroparesis or HPN hold her back...>>more

Rob & Tammi

“Having medical problems does not mean life stops — you just have to adapt to what you can do.” Rob and Tammi Stillion have changed their roles and routines since HPN came into their life, and discovered a new closeness in their relationship…>>more

Rick

Seven years ago a stroke left Rick unable to swallow anything – even his own saliva! “I was miserable until I went to my first Oley conference…more>>

Shirley & James

Life changed dramatically for Shirley Huang, MD, and James Yoo, MD when they became parents. “All parents have hopes and dreams for their children. When you have a child with special needs, those hopes and dreams change…more>>

Mallory & Maisy

Mallory is a firm believer in living the no day but today” life, and enjoys working, writing and a busy social life. Maisy channels the same positive attitude into her school work, acting and horseback riding. Read more about these amazing sisters for whom HPN is “merely an essential accessory”. …more>>

Jameson

A volvulus left Jameson with short bowel syndrome as a late teen. His mother, Leah, shares the ups and downs of his journey to resume an active life…more>>

Terry

Terry has been on enteral feeding for several years, and faces some unique challenges due to the extensive international travel his job requires…more>>

Sharon

A warm-hearted, busy nurse, wife, and mother, you’d probably never guess that Sharon’s been on HPN 40 years…more>>

Tim

A teen on the go, Tim prides himself on blending in with his classmates…more>>

 
 

Carol

Carol uses courage, strength, energy, and attitude to get through those days when it is difficult even getting out of bed.The best therapy for her is caring for horses…more>>

Updated 11/9/17


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Updated in 2015 with a generous grant from Shire, Inc. 

 

This website was updated in 2015 with a generous grant from Shire, Inc. This website is an educational resource. It is not intended to provide medical advice or recommend a course of treatment. You should discuss all issues, ideas, suggestions, etc. with your clinician prior to use. Clinicians in a relevant field have reviewed the medical information; however, the Oley Foundation does not guarantee the accuracy of the information presented, and is not liable if information is incorrect or incomplete. If you have questions please contact Oley staff.
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