Finding the Silver Lining as a Teenage Crohn's Patient
When he was 9 years old and in fourth grade, Alex Jofriet dropped to a rail-thin 50 pounds. He was diagnosed with Crohn's disease, a type of inflammatory bowel disease. Today, at 17, Alex has learned to manage his condition. He says it has made him always look for the silver lining in life.
Diagnosed with Crohn's disease at 9 years old, Alex Jofriet, 17, has learned to manage his condition.