Those of you in the Pa, 16066 area.

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   Posted 3/22/2010 3:17 AM (GMT -6)   
I'm not, but found some real good information for anyone in the area.

"Living Well With IBD" - A free patient education program on Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative colitis

Miguel Regueiro, M.D., Jason Swoger, M.D., Leonard Baidoo, M.D., and David Binion, M.D., gastroenterologists with the University of Pittsburgh Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and its Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center

5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 14


Marriott Pittsburgh North
100 Cranberry Woods Dr.
Cranberry Township, Pa. 16066
Male, 22. Diagnosed with Crohn's officially since 2001.. Osteoporosis, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Chronic Anemia.

Medications Used: Remicade, Humira, Cimzia, 6-mp, Pentasa, Flagyl, Prednisone, Zifaxan, Entocort,
TPN (Total Parenteral Nutrition), The whole nine.

Current: Methotrexate Injection, Entocort EC, Vitamin D, Fentanyl 25mcg / 72hrs - Zofran - Folic Acid
Currently On SSDI

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   Posted 3/22/2010 5:49 AM (GMT -6)   
I might have to check this out, Dr. Baidoo is my gastro. It would be interesting to see what they have to say.

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   Posted 3/22/2010 8:50 AM (GMT -6)   
Dr. Binion is my GI.
They actually do these all the time. They are a WONDERFUL group of doctors.

Dianogsed with Crohns: At 16 years old. 23 years old now.
Surgeries:3 Bowel Resections, Gallbladder Removed, 3 Abscess Cleanings, Fistula Repair
Current Meds: Methorexate, Vitamin B12 (injections), Nexium.
Next Surgery: None.

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   Posted 3/22/2010 6:45 PM (GMT -6)   
I have heard nice things about their office, and I live in Michigan.
Diagnosed Endometriosis 1998, Crohns 2008
Drugs: Pentasa, Entocort, B inj

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   Posted 3/22/2010 11:52 PM (GMT -6)   
When they do this in Vancouver Canada there usually looking for patients to do studies on.
Male, 54 years old with Crohn's since 15 years old, diagnosed at age 46. Terminal ileum resected 2002. 5 months of remission. Crohn's has now been active since early 2003. Had a gall bladder removed Nov. of 2009. Currently on Remicade every 8 weeks, Nexium, Iron, B-12 injection every 4 weeks,5-asa Asacol, Morphine Sulfate as needed for pain. Cymbalta for long term pain control. 5-asa Salofalk, Entecort, Imuran and Prednisone in the past.

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