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Born prematurely, Gabby developed NEC, which resulted in him losing 80% of his intestines and developing short bowel syndrome. Now 3, Gabby loves spicy food, music, and art. “We’re grateful for every milestone with short bowel syndrome,” says his mom.
For the past two years, Ava has been participating in a clinical trial of a drug that has had life-changing effects on her health. Thanks to the experiences of Ava and other children, that drug, teduglutide (Gattex), was recently approved by the FDA for use in eligible kids with short bowel syndrome.
The view of Hannah's future changed as her parents began researching their daughter’s diagnosis of short bowel syndrome — until they learned about CAIR.
Two-year-old Christian spent nearly five months in his local NICU with short bowel syndrome. Now he's living his best life.