I am the 40 year old mother of a 12 year old boy who was just diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in December of this year.

12-Year Old Son Recently Diagnosed

I had never even heard of colitis until my 12-year-old son was diagnosed with it. He had lost a tremendous amount of weight over the past 6 months, was refusing to eat or would throw up after eating, and was extremely (what we thought) lazy and irritable. His pediatrician ordered a string of blood tests and he was found to be anemic and his iron… Read More »12-Year Old Son Recently Diagnosed