With family history, Nady to take Crohn's disease test

Updated: February 24, 2007, 2:58 PM ET
Associated Press

BRADENTON, Fla. -- Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Xavier Nady will be tested Monday to determine if he has a chronic digestive ailment known as Crohn's disease.


Nady was hospitalized three days earlier this week for an inflamed intestine and, so far, doctors think he has a viral infection. But Nady is being tested for Crohn's disease because a cousin has it and it is known to run in the family.

Nady says he began to feel stomach pain Sunday night, then told the Pirates' ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?