Recently Diagnosed and Still Learning

Intro: I am a recently married 52 year young woman who until being diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis was very strong and healthy. My husband and I love going out of town often on road trips to visit friends. Now he mostly goes by himself as I usually am too unsure to go. Some more about […]

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Probiotics for Colitis Survey

DUE TO THE OVERWHELMING INTEREST regarding probiotics as a helpful treatment for ulcerative colitis, we have just released the most recent Probiotics Survey Results for everyone to dive into.  On behalf of all the current and future readers of the site and the site’s newsletter, I can’t thank the 478 participants enough for taking some […]

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I Hate My Guts

Meet June: I was diagnosed with UC in 1999 while pregnant with my son. I still had a fairly “normal” life, only flaring maybe twice a year. My first hospital stay was in the summer of 2008 because nothing else was working to get my flare under control. I remember that was a very stressful […]

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Goodbye Remicade – Hello Newborn Baby!

I was diagnosed in 2001 with this disease and have had ups and downs over the years. I started out as a mild case but in 2009 turned into more of a severe case. I have had about 6 colonoscopies and have been on several meds. Some more about Kimberly: So…I have two beautiful daughter-my […]

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