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Xeljanz paid by health insurance

Needing Help Getting a UC Medication Approved by Insurance – Xeljanz (Tofacitinib)

Hi Adam, (Michael wrote this to me, but it is really for everyone here!) I have been suffering with UC since the mid 90’s.  I receive your e-mail updates and follow you on Facebook.  Now I am looking for some help. I have been on a lot of medication over the years that both helped with flare ups and keep my UC in remission.  In… Read More »Needing Help Getting a UC Medication Approved by Insurance – Xeljanz (Tofacitinib)

5 Years with Colitis, No to Prednisone, Hello to SCD

I was Diagnosed with UC 5 years ago. I work at sea on old wooden boats and was a week away from land when the symptoms that we all are familiar with started. Sailing is very physically demanding and as the week went on, I couldn’t eat, had severe stomach ache and was passing basically nothing but blood. When we got to land and i… Read More »5 Years with Colitis, No to Prednisone, Hello to SCD

Health Insurance for Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis is not a fun disease,  and it can be very painful.  Nobody will doubt that.  But let’s face it, insurance, medical bills, and medicine are not fun either, especially when it comes to paying for all these bills.  One thing that is for sure, after you have a few years under your belt as UC patient, you just might feel like an expert… Read More »Health Insurance for Ulcerative Colitis