Did you know one in 200 Americans has an Irritable Bowel Disease? Dr. Don, radio host of the “Dr. Don Show” on 99.5 WYCD, is one of them.
Dr. Don suffers from Crohn’s, a disease related to IBD that affects the large and small intestines. It can cause fatigue, fever, severe pain in the intestines, and rectal bleeding.READ MORE: Judge Says Michigan Gov. Whitmer Won't Have To Testify In Abortion Lawsuit
Another disease derived from IBD is Colitis which is similar to Crohn’s but affects the Colon rather than the intestines. Both Crohn’s and Colitis are chronic inflammatory conditions that affect the gastrointestinal tract.READ MORE: MDHHS Lifts No-Contact Recommendation In Huron River Chemical Spill
In this interview, Dr. Don, who is the emcee for the upcoming Metro Detroit Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis, discusses his personal experience with Crohn’s disease and how its emergence in his life has opened his eyes, and his heart, to those who suffer from Crohn’s.
Help the CCFA in their mission to cure Crohn’s, Colitis, and all other irritable bowel diseases. To get involved and register for the walk visit the Take Steps walk website.MORE NEWS: Hackers Target School Systems To Get Private Data
For more information visit the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America’s website