Health & Fitness
Autoimmune Disease in Families | Crohn's Disease And Being Athletic: Can You Do Both? | Part 2
In this second episode of our three-part mini-series focusing on three people with three autoimmune diseases in one family, we interview Matthew Gibbons, who lives with Crohn's Disease.
Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that causes digestive tract inflammation.
Joel and Matthew talk about a variety of topics related to Crohn’s disease, including:
- The challenges of living with Crohn’s disease, such as managing symptoms and finding the right treatment
- The importance of staying active and athletic, even with a chronic illness
- How to raise awareness about Crohn’s disease and other chronic illnesses
- The interview is interspersed with Joel’s reflections on living with chronic pain and questions from viewers.
Overall, the talk show is an upbeat and informative discussion about living with Crohn’s disease. Matthew is an inspiring example of someone who has been able to overcome the challenges of his illness and live a full and active life with suitable adaptions.
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