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Family members who are living with someone who has ulcerative colitis

Pins and Needles with Prednisone

My sister has UC for over a year now, and has not responded to treatment (various drugs including prednisone) and has had pins and needles with prednisone. Her doctor says there is no link between the two and he also says that diet isn’t a factor in the illness – I consider this to be be preposterous

Urging Others with UC to Test for Food Allergies

Meet the Mom behind the Story: I am the mother of a 13 year old who was diagnosed with Severe Ulcerative Pancolitis in July 2012. My husband also has mild colitis which is controlled completely through controlling stress, diet and yoga. Colitis and Testing for Food Allergies My 13 year old daughter was diagnosed with severe ulcerative pancolitis in July of 2012. Her GI did… Read More »Urging Others with UC to Test for Food Allergies

Where Is My Happy Husband?

Introduction to Mrs. Huds: I’m Mrs. Huds and my husband of 8 years has been diagnosed with UC for at least the last 4. Our 5 year old only knows a sick daddy. What Led Me to Believe Something Was Wrong? His tummy was ALWAYS hard. For most people, that’s a good thing. It was weird because he looked about six or seven months pregnant,… Read More »Where Is My Happy Husband?