Daily living with
short bowel syndrome
Personal stories told by people living with short bowel syndrome
"Short bowel syndrome or short gut syndrome is generally the same thing. Short bowel syndrome has many different causes"
"Intestinal failure is failure of the intestine to absorb the nutrition or hydration needed "
"Some patients with short bowel syndrome have intestinal failure and are dependent on extra support"
"Parenteral nutrition: think of your burger, fries, a salad in addition to water, all put into an intravenous bag"
"It is always the intention to reduce the time patients need the intravenous infusions to as short as possible to give them as much freedom as possible"