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Crohn’s Disease & Perspective

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abcs of IBD, Crohn’s & Colitis

IBD = Inflammatory Bowel Disease of which Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis are the most common. IBD = Inflammatory Bowel Disease of which Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis are the most common.

      In light of it being Inflammatory Bowel Disease (#IBD) Awareness Week, below are some quotes/comments I’ve made over the years and some I’ve come across from friends, patients, IBD parents and […]

Crohn’s – “Should I stay or should I go” to the Hospital?

Crohn's Disease - Should I stay at home or should I go to the hospital? Crohn’s Disease – Should I stay at home or should I go to the hospital?

       It’s been a while since I’ve posted but that’s because I had some opportunities to speak about Crohn’s Disease in some very cool places around the world and then, ironically, I had […]

Crohn’s Disease “Q & A”

Crohn's Disease Warrior Patrol www.TheCDWP.org  “Patients helping other IBD patients is often the best medicine.”

Q & A re: Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome Q & A re: Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

 

 

 

 

 

 

           During my various daily interactions in the different health […]

Patient Tips re: Pain Management Medicine

This Blog Post is the third in a 3-Part Series on the Practice of Pain Medicine from a Patient's Perspective. This Blog Post is the third in a 3-Part Series on the Practice of Pain Medicine from a Patient’s Perspective.

I find this medical specialty uniquely interesting because it is experienced by patients with all sorts of different diseases, ailments and pains yet there is still no […]

Bullying of Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis patients

November 6, 2014

While I think health care social media is such a powerful, resourceful and life-changing patient medium, I can’t help but get depressed each time I check in at Facebook and review the desperate but VERY REAL posts from brave members of the various Crohn’s/Ulcerative Colitis “Groups” to which I subscribe and read about patient after patient who must “fight” simply to be treated with dignity by their own physician.  […]

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