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Chronic Pediatric Pancreatitis and Chronic Pain: Ashlynn’s Story

By April 29, 2021May 11th, 2021No Comments

Ashlynn Nieve, 18, shares her story with pediatric pancreatitis

Chronic pediatric pancreatitis patient Ashlynn Nieve (18) talks about how long she had to wait for her diagnosis, how her chronic pain often kept her from attending school and how she coped with prejudice and discrimination without losing hope.

Ashylnn has been suffering from chronic pediatric pancreatitis for the last eight years. Children and teenagers living with an invisible and painful disease face multiple challenges.

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