The Blended Science Podcast

Living with Chronic Intestinal Pseudo Obstruction (CIPO) | Nonto Khanyile

Aug. 18, 2022

This interview was about Nonto Khanyile , who lives with a chronic illness (CIPO).  Her journey to diagnosis is unique and her resilience is amazing.  Here is a story about science and hope.   Please see time stamps below for your convenience. 

00:00 Guest Introduction
3:10 - Life Before CIPO
4:48 - Misdiagnosis and diagnosis with CIPO  story 
12:10 - Medications to improve motility, diet and feeding tubes 
18:17 - Knowing more about her condition and sepsis
19:08 - Urinary tract infection (UTI) and sepsis 
20:15 - Awareness about CIPO
21:33 Pain management and motility  challenges 
25:28 - Leaving work due to CIPO and medical boarding 
30:07 - Prayer and support 
34:36 Gratitude 
38:44 Outro

Follow Nonto on socials :
1. Instagram: living_with_cipo 
2. Tik tok: nontokhanyile 
3. Youtube: Nonto Khanyile 

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