essay on IBD in NYT

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UCinNC
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   Posted 3/2/2009 8:05 PM (GMT -6)   
This essay in the new york times is about living with IBD (specifically UC).
<http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/03/health/03cases.html?ref=health>
30/Female/NC
Pancolitis dx 3/07
9 Colazal a day
150mg Imuran/day (was steroid dependent, reached this dose 9/07)
Rowasa in PM once/week (my GI says research shows once/week helps maintain remission)
Getting married October, 2008!!!!


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   Posted 3/2/2009 9:13 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks for posting that. I'm in that exact position right now-- in remission, but afraid that it won't last.
Hoping to stay in remission after the birth of a healthy baby girl. On Pentasa during my pregnancy, went med-free 2 months to nurse (stupid), but back on Pentasa and still nursing.

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