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Our Stories

Sharing My Story

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Joined March 2017

I was diagnosed with CD when I was 16 years old and have been finding a way to deal with multiple surgeries, treatments,... read more

The Truth About Living wi...

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Joined March 2017

When I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis as a young thirteen year old, I didn’t even know what it meant. All I... read more

Sharing My Story

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Joined February 2017

Hi All, I was diagnosed with UC when I was 4 years old and have been finding a way to deal with multiple surgeries, t... read more

Community Forum

Feeling Crazy
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Joined Mar 23, 2017

They ALL attribute the symptoms to depression when they can't find the problem.  It's THEIR lack of knowledge which is the problem. I thi....

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Feeling Crazy
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Joined Mar 23, 2017

You are not crazy.  My 15 year old daughter had x-rays, blood tests, etc., that showed NOTHING!  They later found that straight on xrays do ....

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Feeling Crazy
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Joined Mar 22, 2017

I'm sorry to hear she had a bad reaction.. I had anaphylactic shock to Remicade so they did blood work to see and I had developed antibodies. I....

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Expert Q&A

Diet & Lifestyle

Q. I have Crohn's Disease and I’m having a hard time coping with this disease. My furry friends are the only ones that are interested in hanging with me in the bathroom and stay with me while I am in flare up mode. Is it possible to get a service dog with a condition like CD? How do I go about getting a “service animal”?

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Diet & Lifestyle

Q. Do patients have better control of their disease when they communicate with other patients? (through support groups, camps. Online forums, etc)

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Disease Education

Q. Is there an association between comorbidities of neurological conditions and IBD? Dysbiosis is also linked to recovery from neurologic conditions, could this be a link?

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