Tag Archives: Gastroenterology




The Life-Threatening Reason Gavin’s Surgery was canceled (video)

As you likely already know, Gavin was scheduled for surgery at Akron Children’s Hospital yesterday. Everything went as planned but we ran into a problem. I summed everything up in the video below because it was easier to talk about it than try to explain in writing. I’ll quickly explain… Read more »







Pre-testing at @AkronChildrens Hospital went better than expected

It’s been a really long and emotional day. I wanted to quickly let you know how testing went this morning at Akron Children’s Hospital. This was all in regards to the medically necessary procedures Gavin needs to have done on the 5th of June. We had been concerned about how… Read more »







@AkronChildrens Hospital called with a date for the procedure

I spoke last week about how Gavin is in need of an endoscopy and colonoscopy because of various potential health related problems in those areas. They needed to run labs to make sure that it would be safe for Gavin to have the procedures because Neutrophilia puts him at a… Read more »







Here’s what happened at @AkronChildrens today

We ended up not seeing the doctor we thought we were supposed to and while we were initially thrown off at first, we really like the new one.. There was a great deal of information but I’m going to make this as quick and concise as possible. Basically, there are… Read more »







The last time we were here, we received devastating news

Today is going to be one of the biggest days we’ve had in awhile, at least as far as Gavin and his health are concerned. Gavin finally gets back into Gastroenterology. We’ve finally come full circle and I’ll explain why. It’s been awhile since he’s been seen and that’s only… Read more »







It’s likely nothing to worry about but there are two much more serious possibilities that he’s genetically tied to

I still haven’t heard from the doctor as to what time Emmett’s supposed to be seen in the morning. I’m supposed to call back if I don’t hear from them before 9 AM. This should be a simple appointment and likely resulting in a referral to Gastroenterology at Akron Children’s… Read more »