So, You’re Better Now, Right?!

CureIBD

Is Surgery the Cure We’ve been Looking for? This month marks two years since I had my colon removed. There is a vast misconception floating around out there that surgery is a cure for ulcerative colitis. This does not sit well with me and I’ll tell you why. When Dave and I are out in public, and people are curious to know…

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Can Diet Induce Remission?

Can the Specific Carbohydrate Diet induce remission in IBD? I’ve stated it many times before. Diet is an extremely sensitive issue for many people living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. For different reasons. Some pine for the days when they were able to eat whatever they wanted without consequences. Others get upset because people slap them in the face with…

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BioExperience

Last week I (along with several other advocates) was given the amazing opportunity to tour Janssen’s labs where they produce Remicade. It was an absolutely incredible experience and today I want to tell you a little bit about it and how it was a big eye-opener for me. Upon meeting several Janssen employees and the president, Michael Yang, the…

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#TheYeardProject

Because I’ve been out of town this week, I have an Australian guest writer, Scott Riley filling in. He has a passion for IBD awareness, and his awareness project is called #TheYeardProject! Check it out!   Beards are one, of if not the most, talked about human trait in society today. The two questions always asked when someone sees a beard,…

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