Featured Child of the Month: Ellie Borgan

Ellie BorganEllie lives in the Boston area with her mother and father, Abby and Gib Borgan. Ellie was born in 2006, missing 90% of her small bowel and 30% of her colon due to Jejunal Atrisia. Ellie is diagnosed as having Short Bowel Syndrome. Ellie has had multiple surgeries since birth and is on tube feeds and Home Parenteral Nutrition (HPEN). Abby and her family have faced the many challenges that come along with having a child with tubes, yet lead a remarkably active lifestyle. Abby is a consumer advocate for ThriveRx.

Please feel free to contact Abby at :

[email protected]

Abby & Ellie’s Blogger


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The SBS Foundation is seeking patient success stories.  Every milestone completed in the progression of care should be celebrated, and we want to share your story-where you began and how far you have come since the initial diagnosis. To become featured, simply submit a 100-200 word article on your child (adults too!) and a recent picture.  If you are a blogger please submit the URL of the blog!  Email submissions can be sent to [email protected]