Christina Wells

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Christina Wells

Christina is a mother to 5 Children, one of whom has Shwachman Diamond Syndrome. Her Daughter Katie was diagnosed at 8 months old. She underwent a Bone Marrow Transplant at age 13 months due to Pancytopenia. Christina also lost one child to probable Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome in 1995. In addition to being a full time stay at home mom, Christina works part time as a seasonal Income Tax Accountant. She is also co-editor of the Shawachman Diamond America e-newsletter. She, her children, and her husband Jason live in Columbus Ohio. She enjoys reading, writing, singing, vacationing and spending time with her family, watching movies and playing board games. She hopes to help families heading to or going through transplant.

Her primary goal is to raise awareness of SDS. In 2007, Katie’s SDS diagnosis story aired on Discovery Health Channel's "Mystery Diagnosis" an episode titled "The purple puzzle, an ultrasound anomaly"