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   Posted 3/24/2009 9:26 PM (GMT -6)   
Not exactly a prize I would like to win.  :)   But didn't know if anyone would be interested...

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   Posted 3/25/2009 6:14 AM (GMT -6)   
Couldn't that read "Chance for free Colonoscopy requires entry." lol
dx IBS 1999   UC 2000   CD 2001
Tested BIOGEN TYSABRI (gave me 2 years of remission)
tried Naltrexone Jan. 19, 2007 Stopped the Naltrexone July 28th...started Humira Aug 31st, 2007...current dose one shot every week. Also nightly dose of mesalamine.
Surgery Nov 4th, 2008 removed 30 inches of small bowel.
 Crohns is currently active and has been since April of 2005
52 yrs old

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Date Joined Mar 2009
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   Posted 3/25/2009 7:14 AM (GMT -6)   

Since my deductible is $2500 and I am due for a colonoscopy, I tried to enter.

But you have to be at least 40 years old to enter and I am 34.

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Date Joined Mar 2005
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   Posted 3/25/2009 8:21 AM (GMT -6)   
Well that's just not fair! They should change the rules to over 40 unless you have a risk factor...
32 year old female... diagnosed with Crohn's/Colitis at age 16, then with Proctitis in 2005... right hemi-coloctomy April 2001 (removed 12 inches)... currently taking 100mg 6MP, Canasa, acidolpholus, Protonix, B12 injections once a month, tapering dose of 40mg Prednisone, Bentil and Percoset as needed... considering Remicade

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Date Joined Aug 2008
Total Posts : 305
   Posted 3/25/2009 9:35 AM (GMT -6)   
Theres always a catch for the really nice prizes! lol
Crohns 30 years. Ileostomy for 15 years. Symptom free for 14 years until 8 months ago. Now on Remicade and iron. Feeling much better!
God Bless. Tony

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   Posted 3/25/2009 2:02 PM (GMT -6)   
The gift that keeps on getting re gifted.
CD dx @ 13 (1987)
Prednisone 8mg every other day
Imuran 100mg day -- Stoppped March 09
Celexa 20mg day
Pain Meds -- Morphine Sulfate
Vitamins + B12 Injections Once Per Week
Gallbladder Resection -- 3/19/09 -- Fingers crossed

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