Pred results without the Pred?

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Date Joined Apr 2009
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   Posted 7/28/2009 11:13 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi all,
I am wondering if anyone has any luck with Align or any other probiotics on the market.  My dr suggested I take them (I never did until yesterday).  I finally broke down and got the Align and was wondering if it was worth it all.  I love the way I feel on Pred (except the hunger) and was hoping there was something out there that works as well.  My dr won't let me stay on the Pred so I am looking for an alternative.   I've checked out the Maker's Diet and other things like that, and honestly, that is a little extreme for me.  I cut  out the caff and reduced my sugar and white flour intake and saw no improvement.
Pentasa (500mg 4 pills twice a day), Humira every other week, Multi-Vit, B Complex.
I've had Colonoscopy, EGD and Sigmoidoscopy.  Diagnosed Feb 2009.

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   Posted 7/28/2009 4:24 PM (GMT -6)   
There are some studies that suggest that Enteral feeding / the Modulen diet is as effective as corticosteroid treatment.

You can read more by clicking on the "nutrition" link in my sig.
Co-Moderator Crohn's Forum.

Medications for Crohn's ~~ Diet and Nutritional Therapy for Crohn's

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