Five Scholar Patients Awarded Prestigious Isidore Wise Scholarships

Categories: Medical Center News, Patient Families
Each year, the Isidore Wise Scholarship Awards Program at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center selects five high school seniors who exhibit outstanding academic achievement, community service, strength of character, maturity and the promise of impressive future contributions to the world. Each awardee – all past or current patients of Connecticut Children’s – receives $5,000 to use …

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Crohn’s Disease and the Need for Continued Research

Categories: Gastroenterology, Patient Families
Miriam is finally making progress managing her illness thanks to Connecticut Children's Division of Gastroenterology
Signs and symptoms of Crohn’s disease, a type of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), can range from mild to severe. Symptoms usually develop gradually, but can come on suddenly without warning. While Crohn’s sufferers may experience periods of remission, when it’s active, they know it. Symptoms can run the gamut from diarrhea, fever and fatigue to …

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