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Patient Voices: Luke Melms Explains How Ignoring the Early Signs Delayed His Crohn’s Diagnosis

Luke Melms, former NCAA baseball player, ignored and downplayed his GI symptoms for years, which eventually led to hospitalizations. He was finally diagnosed with Crohn’s disease and wants others to know that he wishes he talked to his doctor a lot sooner than he did. Luke’s story highlights the importance of recognizing symptoms, acknowledging when something may be wrong with our bodies, and seeking medical care sooner rather than later.

Luke Melms

Luke Melms is a former NCAA baseball player and founder of Baseball and Business, an organization with the goal of empowering current and former pro and college baseball players to reach their full potential on the field and in business. He is also the host of The Baseball and Business Podcast.

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