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Angela101
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Date Joined Mar 2005
Total Posts : 79
   Posted 11/7/2008 11:22 PM (GMT -6)   
Not sure if you have heard this but thought I would share!
    It seems that a group of scientists has found a gene carried by 50% of Crohn's disease sufferers, leading to hopes of a drug treatment.
Check out this article!
http://www.crohnschild.com/usa/child-news.htm
October 2003 - Dx/ed with Crohn's disease
April 2004 - 2ft of small bowel removed plus complications due to abdominal abcesses - 6 weeks in hopsital
October 2006 - perianal abcess, surgery to have drain inserted
February 2007 - abcess wont heal surgery for temporary ileostomy, started Remicade
Oct 16th, 2008 - Surgery to reverse Ileostomy - in Remission first time ever!!
 
 
 
 


gachrons
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Date Joined Mar 2007
Total Posts : 4527
   Posted 11/8/2008 6:13 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Thank You for the info. lol gail
Hallarious woman over 50 ,CD ,IBS 27 years--resection,fistula's,obstructions,hemmies,and still alive.lol gail

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