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Asacol HD and Delzicol No Longer Covered by Insurance

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

Andrew’s Colitis Story

Lately, I’ve been yo-yo’ing between feeling “okay” and feeling awful. My biggest symptoms are bleeding, joint pain, constipation and shortness of breath. I don’t totally understand what constitutes a “flare”? Is it different for everyone? Any way to tell when one is coming?

Lialda Reviews

Lialda (also know as Masalazine or Mesalamine) is a relatively common medications that is prescribed for ulcerative colitis patients. Lialda is within the family of 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA) drugs, and it is used as an anti-inflammatory medication which is targeted specifically for people with inflammatory bowel disease. There is tons of information available online with regards to published studies on medications in the 5-ASA family.… Read More »Lialda Reviews

Taking Control of the Next Chapter of My UC Story

Meet Mark D: I’m 55, with UC since 1975. Happily married with kids. Successful career as an architect until the downturn wiped out the industry. Now I am an entrepreneur (or unemployed depending on your perspective.) I love good food, playing music, drawing, gardening, getting lots of exercise, running, swimming, biking, squash, golf and new this year- Tai Chi! Colitis Symptoms: I am currently either… Read More »Taking Control of the Next Chapter of My UC Story