Hey UC’ers, I need your help. A longtime user of the site is looking for some insight into what might be going on with Asacol and Delzicol with regards to their healthcare coverage in the United States. Below is the email I received: Hi Adam, I so appreciate your site! I’ve had UC since 1988 so it’s great to hear others’ experiences. My question is… Read More »Asacol HD and Delzicol No Longer Covered by Insurance
Intro: I am a husband, father of 3 wonderful children, CEO of 2 growing practices (financial advisory and tax/accounting) with a great business partner & friend, exerciser, basketball player/coach, and a good movie & good book enthusiast. Originally diagnosed with ulcerative colitis back in July 2013 (right in the middle of vacation!). Twitter handle is @martyfed. Some more about me: I am originally from Northeast… Read More »My Adventures In The Land of UC
UC Since August 2012. Symptoms began right after Invisalign treatment started. Nothing angers me more than hearing a doctor state the following – “We don’t know what causes Colitis, but we know diet has nothing to do with it.”
As I am am sitting in the hospital room, on which is day 3, of this depressing, terrifying and humbling experience, I debated on even writing a post; especially since my husband is the writer in the family. The thing is that this disease is isolating. I just happened to be web searching about UC; which is all you can do when you are stuck inside; when I came across this site. I found it to be comforting to know that people have and are experiencing the same stuff as me.
Hey, if you’re NOT treating your UC with medications, this is not going to be too much of intereset for you. BUT, if for some of you using medications, this might help clear things up. Specifically, if you used to take Asacol (now called Delzicol), you’ve probably realized by now that it is no longer being manufactured. I know that there’s alot of you who… Read More »Why Asacol Changed It’s Name to Delzicol