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Secondary Erythromelalgia diagnosis journey

rh-3 October 5, 2016 – “Secondary” Erythromelalgia or EM makes my hands and fingers so red that they BURN like Frostbite. EM is also referred to as “The Man on Fire Syndrome” because it literally feels as if your hands and fingers are on FIRE. It is extremely RARE and INCURABLE – at least by traditional means. Lovely.

October 7, 2016 – I have not been […]

He’ll be right in to see you

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“He’ll be right in to see you.”

      Your doctor appointment is scheduled for 5:30 PM and at 5:25 PM some very nice 30-something “small-business office attractive” receptionist leans into the waiting room calling out your name. For a nanosecond you think you’ve spotted flirtation in her eyes when […]

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 […]

Patient-centric concerns re: NJ’s Medicinal Marijuana Program

4 of the 8 Medicinal Marijuana Product Strains offered by my dispensary. 1-4 of the 8 Medicinal Marijuana Product Strains offered by my New Jersey dispensary.

Part 3 of 4-part Series chronicling my current experience as a Crohn’s Disease patient participating in New Jersey’s Medicinal Marijuana Program (NJMMP)

Reasonable Need for NJMMP Patient-centric revisions have made this a 4-part […]

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