By Kalee Eichelberger, as told to Stephanie Watson

At one point in my life, I wanted to go to medical school and become a doctor. But because of my struggle with Crohn’s disease, I changed career paths entirely. The challenge of adjusting my diet to my disease led me to become a dietitian.

My health issues started early. I had health issues all through middle school and high school — GI symptoms like abdominal pain, loose stools, nausea, and vomiting.

It took a little bit of time to put the pieces together and get diagnosed. I finally learned that I had Crohn’s disease…


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