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Our Stories

newly diagnosed

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Joined June 2017

A few weeks ago, I woke up early and went for my usual morning run. I didn't realize that soon my the life I knew wa... read more

Living with Crohns

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Joined May 2017

Hey I'm new to this. I've never reached out before. I generally keep everything to myself. I'm 30 years old ... read more

Alexia

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Joined May 2017

This is Heather, Alexia's mom.  She asked me to write her story so this is my version of her story. In March of... read more

Community Forum

How long does it take for...
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Joined Jun 27, 2017

I took it for over a month and never saw an improvement in symptoms. I hope it works for you.

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60 mg of prednisone quest...
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Joined Jun 26, 2017

I was on 60 mg Pred about ten years ago. It took about 7-8 weeks for my doctor to start dropping the dosage. It took me about 6 months to get off Pred....

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How long does it take for...
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Joined Jun 26, 2017

Hello everyone. This is my first post here. I was diagnosed with Crohn's in 2006. I have been on Remicade every 6 weeks since 2011. Recently I had....

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Expert Q&A

Diet & Lifestyle

Q. My son has Crohn's and IBS. We have started really focusing on his diet, more veggies less meat and clean, no preservatives. Is there a certain diet that is better than others?

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Treatment

Q. Is there any treatments for healing fistulas besides Remicade?

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Treatment

Q. Are there any drugs besides Biologics that are being investigated?

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