"Sara had been living with stomach pain and digestive problems for more than a year before we were finally referred to Dr. Barad," says Shawndra, Sara's mother. "But once we saw him, everything started to get better."
When she was 10, Sara began to suffer from heartburn and stomach problems. "It was awful to see my young daughter go through that," Shawndra says. "Sara's energy level dropped; she quit soccer and didn't want to walk our puppy anymore. She also lost 10 pounds - a lot for a sixth-grader her size. I knew something was wrong." Read more.