Greetings, I hope this email finds you well. My name is Samir Kakodkar, MD, and I am currently a gastroenterology fellow in Illinois. I am contacting you because a few years ago you had expressed interest in updates regarding the research I was doing on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet when I was at Rush University […]
Meet Shelly: It’s me again…Shelly from Maine, UC lifer who is now, well older than my last post in 2012, writing on my final dose of Humira anniversery(2011)! I am writing to share something new and hopefully groundbreaking and life changing to help on our road to remission “prescribed” by my Chiro. Dr. Z…Drumroll please…Des […]
Intro: I am a husband, father of 3 wonderful children, CEO of 2 growing practices (financial advisory and tax/accounting) with a great business partner & friend, exerciser, basketball player/coach, and a good movie & good book enthusiast. Originally diagnosed with ulcerative colitis back in July 2013 (right in the middle of vacation!). Twitter handle is […]
IntrodUCtion: I enjoy school, and my career as a Computer Tech. Some more about Andrew: I love film, I collect films and film memorabilia. I am also a huge Disney Fan and enjoy trips down to Walt Disney World quite often. I also love my car, a 1985 Oldsmobile Toronado. Symptoms: Stomach aches, urges to […]
I am a 34-year old woman from Sweden. I work as an architect, and I have a 1,5 year old daughter. I have UC probably since I was a teenager, but I wasn’t diagnosed until it got really bad back in 2008.
Intro: 28 year old workaholic and father of three. I love the outdoors and doing anything to enjoy life. I was diagnosed a little over a year ago with ulcerative colitis and I have been doing everything in my power to not have it hold me hostage. Some more about Nick: I love my work […]
Happy 4th of July to all the American based or celebrating UC’ers of the world. There have been some questions over the past few weeks with regards to a relatively new medication call “Entyvio” or sometimes Vedolizumab (and I’m sure there are several other regional/country specific names that this medication has been branded as. So, […]
Intro: Having UC since 2004, about 11 years. My FB id is Connie Madahar. I can also be reached at email@example.com, in case anyone may have any questions abut my struggle with the Ulcerative Colitis. Some more background: I am a retired legal professional, female, 66 years of age, on Disability (SSI) as I could […]
My current meds are Lialda, canasa as needed, prednisone, and 6mp. In an effort to aid the meds with natural supplements, I also take a really good food based prenatal vitamin, 4000iu of D3, ginger for nausea, and a QBC complex (quercetin, bromelain, vitamin C) for inflammation.
Intro: I am a 38 year old woman with UC since about 2007. It’s been quite the ugly experience except for when I was pregnant. ALL of my symptoms went away during that time. Unfortunately, being pregnant for my whole life is not a great treatment option (Haha! We have to make light of a […]