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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 […]

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 […]

“Entyvio” & Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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 […]

Medical importance of taking an extensive “Patient History”

While this video was created from a recent interview with a top gastroenterologist to shed light of the Diagnosing Difficulties involved with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis, it is directly relevant to the current Ebola Outbreak because it reveals the diagnostic importance of taking a simple, but extensive, “Patient History.”

In a technological time of seemingly pin-point medical diagnostic testing, I found this […]

Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis & Indeterminate Colitis – Video 2 of 8

October 2, 2014

Below is Video 2 of 8 from my 90-minute interview with Dr. Mark L. Chapman of Mt. Sinai Hospital of New York City.  In this 11-minute video, Dr. Chapman explains Inflammatory Bowel Disease and then  the differences between Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and Indeterminate Colitis.

Video 3 of 8 will be released in 2 weeks and in it Dr. Chapman explains Diverticulosis and then he details the issues […]

Crohn’s, Colitis & Irritable Bowel Syndrome w/ Dr. Mark L. Chapman

Sometimes, a picture says a thousand words.  Rarely, however, a video interview conveys useful insights into heretofore misunderstood theories about a devastating, chronic, incurable and autoimmune disease.  This is that such video and is the 1st of 8 such short video snippets from my recent 90-minute interview with world-class gastroenterologist Mark L. Chapman of Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City, a “disease-destination” hospital if there ever was one.  I should know; been […]

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