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"
Professor Mercer, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha
"Intestinal failure is failure of the intestine to absorb the nutrition or hydration needed "
Professor Iyer, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
"Some patients with short bowel syndrome have intestinal failure and are dependent on extra support"
Professor Mercer, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha
"Parenteral nutrition: think of your burger, fries, a salad in addition to water, all put into an intravenous bag"
Professor Iyer, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
"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"
Professor Mercer, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha