The Circle of Care Guidebook for Caregivers of Children and Adolescents Managing Crohn’s Disease
Crohn’s disease (CD) impacts many millions of people globally and is becoming more common, particularly in the developing world. While this debilitating condition can occur at any age, approximately 25% of cases are diagnosed before adulthood. Children and adolescents with Crohn’s disease deserve particular attention, as they often develop more severe disease, and have more specialized needs, in comparison with adults. Without an adequate support system or the appropriate resources, young patients are put at a severe disadvantage in adulthood.
Working in partnership with patient-advocacy and consumer-facing partners, NAC has been honored to contribute our expertise to a series of guidebooks intended to improve the caregiving experience.