Crohn’s Disease & Perspective

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NEW/FUTURE Crohn’s Disease Treatments

(Please note these “new” and “future” treatments discussed by Dr. Chapman apply to BOTH Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.  Ulcerative Colitis is not listed in the title above simply due to space constraints.  Dr. Mark L. Chapman is the only remaining practicing gastroenterologist who was trained by the late, great Dr. Burrill Bernard Crohn, who in 1932, along with Drs. Leon Ginzburg and Gordon D. Oppenheimer, first identified the disease which eventually bore […]

Crohn’s Disease – The Virtual Crowd holds the Cure

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 […]

Crohn’s Disease & IBD – Interview w/ an Expert

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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 […]

What is Crohn’s Disease?

Crohn's Disease Warrior Patrol

There are many excellent medical and scientific explanations to this question but I’ve taken a more practical approach and provided the information which I think would be of most importance to a patient or their loved ones immediately after they got diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease.  Please keep in mind that Crohn’s Disease is a “broad spectrum disease” which means it […]

Participating in “crohn’s disease – The Movie”

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One of the charitable purposes of the 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit Charitable Foundation I started (i.e., the Crohn’s Disease Warrior Patrol or “CDWP” for short) is raising mainstream awareness about Crohn’s Disease, its broad spectrum, the severity of its more pervasive cases and the Catch-22 nature of its most effective treatments.  Through various endeavors of the CDWP, we want to communicate […]

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