Video 1 of 4 – HOW does “Entyvio” treat Crohn’s Disease &/or Ulcerative Colitis?
This is Video 1 of 4 from my March 29, 2016 interview with GLOBAL Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) EXPERT, Dr. Mark L. Chapman, from the IBD Center at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City. Dr. Chapman is an IBD EXPERT in every sense […]
The FDA recently made drug company Duchesnay, USA remove this Celebrity Endorsement by Kim Kardashian from her Instagram account for its morning sickness drug Diclegis because it did not […]
People are dying from Crohn’s Disease yet many people in the world have no idea about its potential SEVERITY or PERVASIVE nature. At present, Doctors only treat its SYMPTOMS because Medical Researchers have been unable to pin down the exact configuration of bacterial, genetics and environmental factors which CAUSE it. Worse, these steroid, immuno-suppressant and immuno-modulator (i.e., “Biologics,” like television’s celebrity pharmaceutical, “Humira”) symptom drug treatments can […]
I recently posted this on Facebook as a “layperson’s” answer to someone with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) who asked if Anti-TNF drugs are basically analogous to chemotherapy and people seemed to respond extremely favorably to it as they indicated it provided them with a better understanding of this common but fairly complex issue. Therefore, I thought I’d post it on my Blog to document my explanation for anyone in the future who seeks […]
Chronic patients must adapt to different doctors
As a 30-year Crohn’s Disease patient, I’ve met every conceivable type of physician and encountered them on probably their (and my) best and worst days. With such a complex and seemingly “personalized” disease, I’ve learned there’s rarely a doctor-patient “comfort zone” such […]