I started site  shortly after being diagnosed in October of 2008 with severe pancolitis (when my whole colon was inflamed). For me, it was a very rough start with severe symptoms.  Getting bounced from medication to medication was not easy or too helpful.  But, I did meet another UC'er, changes several parts of my diet, and of course the rest is history. Leave a comment, ask a question, take advantage of our past experiences here, use the search boxes, they are your friends to0:) I've written 2 different ulcerative colitis ebooks, you can check them out here. And, the Free eNewsletter, which has important updates can be joined here.

Vitamin D Therapy IBD Children Study

Oral Vitamin D – Study Showed Inflammatory Marker Changes

A big thank you to the doctors and scientists from New Zealand who recently wrapped up their study titled: Single high-dose oral vitamin D3 treatment in New Zealand children with inflammatory bowel disease. Thank you even more to those involved with the study for making the full text version available free for all the readers to review. The link to the full study is here:… Read More »Oral Vitamin D – Study Showed Inflammatory Marker Changes

New Science Regarding Ulcerative Colitis

I was researching PubMed today and wanted to post up several studies that have recently been published. Below is a list of several I hope you read and maybe learn something from:) (I’ve included some extracts in a few of them, but the links will take you the full study to read more.) For those of you interested in learning how to use the free… Read More »New Science Regarding Ulcerative Colitis

List of GI Doctors Getting Updated

Hi UC’ers, The list of GI doctors is getting an update. Please take a look at the list(on this page – Main GI Doctor List) of over 450 mainly GI doctors who have been submitted from people like you.  You can leave a comment/review on each of the individual pages for the doctors if you like because maybe there is a doctor listed who is… Read More »List of GI Doctors Getting Updated

Sunlight Helps Me – Maybe That is Why the Colder Months Are Harder

It is now January and happy New Year to all the UC’ers of the world.  The main purpose of this posting is to talk about how sunlight may have some mysterious positive impact on our ulcerative colitis and maintaining good health.  There are several studies I’ve included that talk about this in various ways. The past year was like most filled with some great times… Read More »Sunlight Helps Me – Maybe That is Why the Colder Months Are Harder