It's not too common but it does happen...
While Crohn's disease is often thought of as a disease of the young, about 25% of new cases are diagnosed in individuals over age 60.
My mom has UC but didn't get sick with it unitl her mid 60's (I had crohn's before she got sick with UC)...UC and CD both being an IBD.
I don't think you're old either
I will find a way or make one. –Phillip Sidney 1554-1586
All that I am and all that I shall ever be, I owe to my Angel Mother.
The Bucket List- Have you found joy in your life? Has your life brought joy to others?
Make sure your suffering has meaning…
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