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36-year-old pastry chef
Mother of a child with Gaucher
Working toward her dream of opening a bakery
Helping her son achieve his own dreams, too
Staying Supportive
Sarah is a 36 year old pastry chef with a teenage son who is living with Gaucher. She recognizes that being a teenager can be tough and her sons new interests and concerns need to be addressed if she wants to be supportive. She doesnt minimize her sons concerns, but she does reassure him that his disease is manageable.
I tell Joshua that lots of people have health conditions they need to see the doctor for he's not the only one. We all have different needs.
Achieving success means staying on track
I was so excited to start my first year at universityI had to choose my classes Read story>>
Overcoming Fears
When I found out there was a treatment for Gaucher disease Read story>>
New interests, new concerns
For his 13th birthday, Joshua asked me for judo classes.Read story>>

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Patient Stories are examples based on aggregate medical data. The characters represented are not actual Gaucher patients. Their stories are inspired by those of real Gaucher patients.