Introduction: Chris, age 37. Diagnosed in September 2013 after a colonoscopy and a very long summer of deeply unpleasant symptoms. Not thrilled to be making my acquaintance with so many new doctors, blood tests, medications and procedures. Some more about me: Originally from Washington, DC. I haven’t lived there in 20 years but also haven’t totally gotten politics out of my system – I’m fascinated… Read More »At a Crossroads!
Humira is another immune suppressing drug which is also VERY strong. It is one of the TNF biologic drugs. This is a new drug for Ulcerative Colitis patients, and is used more commonly with arthritis patients. Its taken via a subcutaneous injection, basically a small needle that goes just under the skin.
Introduction: My name is Christine. I am 43 and have had UC for over a decade. I am feeling great right now. I have a very active life and enjoy everything. I work with Cancer patients. At the current time I am in remission from this awful disease. Some more about me: I live in Suffolk County, N.Y. My passion is reading. I also love… Read More »Remission is a Definite Wonderful
Introduction: I am 43 yr old male active male from Melbourne, FL that was diagnosed in July 2012. After noticing blood in the toilet in early June, I went to my general practitioner. After several tests I was referred to a GI doctor. The GI doctor preformed a colonoscopy in July 2012 which revealed that I had UC from my rectum to 10″ into my… Read More »Ulcerative Colitis Will Not Keep Me Down!
Some Quick Info About Me: Hi everyone – I’m Jonathan. I’m 31 years old living in Nashville, TN. I was diagnosed with UC in May of 2011, and have been experiencing varying levels of an active disease ever since. Some more about me: I’m married with no kids, and this disease hit me like a freight train. My wife and I enjoy running and my… Read More »Humira, SCD, Low Residue, & 2nd Opinion