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Crohn’s & Colitis Patient Education Day

This morning we attended the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Patient Education Day at the University of NC – Chapel Hill. Lots of fantastic information was presented by the UNC Center for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases including information about vaccinations … Continue reading

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Time for Hugs!

  Just don’t hug too hard…you don’t know what might come out! December 1 – 7, 2013 is Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week!   What is Crohn’s & Colitis?  Known collectively as inflammatory bowel diseases, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis … Continue reading

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Aaaachooo!

  My human has (thankfully) taken some anti-histamine this morning.  We also learned this morning that apparently folks with Crohn’s Disease have an increase in environmental allergies (at least according to an article in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical … Continue reading

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Trichuris Suis

Trichy is a Trichuris Suis, a kind of parasitical whipworm, which has been used in some helminthic therapy studies to help people with Crohn’s Disease. A Phase II study is currently gathering participants to evaluate the efficacy and safety of … Continue reading

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