Claire Chitham details Chron's disease battle in new book

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sun, 24 Jan 2021, 11:40AM
Claire Chitham. (Photo / Supplied)
Claire Chitham. (Photo / Supplied)

Claire Chitham details Chron's disease battle in new book

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sun, 24 Jan 2021, 11:40AM

Actress Claire Chitham has been a household name in New Zealand for two decades now - most famous for her roles as Waverley on Shortland Street and Aurora on Outrageous Fortune, and more recently Penny on Fresh Eggs.

What many won't know though is has been struggling behind the scenes with chronic and incurable Crohn’s disease.

Chitham has documented her 20-year journey managing the autoimmune disorder in a book called Good For You, written alongside health journalist Kylie Bailey.

She joined Francesca Rudkin in studio to discuss documenting her story. 

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