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Family members who are living with someone who has ulcerative colitis

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Husband Just Diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis

Hi I am delighted to have come across this site. My husband has just been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in the last few weeks. He started having diarrhea and bleeding from February. He went to his GP doctor and a colonoscopy was organized. We had to wait a few weeks for the scope, during this […]

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Sarcoidosis and Colitis Warrior

A determined wife who’s looking for and going to find out the connection between immune diseases. Her husband has been diagnosed with 2 (ulcerative colitis and also sarcoidosis) a she’s determined to figure out the best way to move forward and allow for him to continue on with a great life.

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20 Years Living with UC in My Life

Intro: I am the wife of a 68 year old man who has had UC off and on for the past 20 years. I have never shared my personal life with anyone before, but after reading many of your posts I feel like I need to share my story. 20 Years Living with UC in […]

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Mad Mom – My Son’s Still in the Hospital

Introduction: I am the mother of 14 year old boy, diagnosed in July 2013 with severe pan-colitis. I am interested in natural living (maybe a little “crunchy”) and the healing ability of the body when given the appropriate resources, so being forced into the medical system has been more than disturbing for me. My Son’s […]

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My Boyfriend Has Colitis – Looking for Some Input

Introduction: My name is Merina, 25 years old from northern Ontario. My boyfriend and I have been together now for over 8 years. High school sweethearts, long distance relationship during college and recently just bought our first home and settling into our new careers! This year he was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. January of this […]

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Diet and Farming Practices

Intro: My son has had Ulcerative Colitis for the past 7 years and is in flare up at the moment.  We live in England near London and we are both very fed up with the disease. Diet and Farming Practices I do not want to say too much about my son as he is a […]

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Overwhelmed Worried Wife

Intro: Happily married to an amazing man with UC. We have four beautiful daughters together & I no longer know how to cook for my family =) Overwhelmed Worried Wife My husband had UC prior to our getting together, we thought he was healed. I had no idea it could go into remission, it has […]

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Worried Wife

Introduction: I am 37 and married with 3 children. My Husband has UC and I am interested in finding out more about the emotional side of UC. Some more about me: I am a teacher in Australia. My husband and I have 3 children. Our youngest has type 1 diabetes which makes our life extra […]

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New Diagnonis; Typical Symptoms and SCD Diet

Introduction: My husband, age 43, was recently diagnosed with UC, in July of 2013. We live in Florida and have a 10 year old son. I tend to eat a fairly healthy diet and exercise regularly, however, my husband is and has always been inclined toward eating “junk,” and has a great fondness for food, […]

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No matter what, colitis flares don't last forever, don't forget it:)