Interesting article in today's Wall Street Journal

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ski bum
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   Posted 4/27/2010 7:19 AM (GMT -6)   
Check this out:
50 y/o F. CD dx'd Aug 05. Initially on Pentasa, then Imuran 125 mg. Started Humira (very reluctantly) on 10/24/07. Ileocolectomy 4/08. Back on Pentasa as maintenance.

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   Posted 4/27/2010 7:54 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks for posting. A veru informative article. Looks like they are getting one step closer!
Dx with crohns February 25, 2010. But suspect I had it since 2002 with very mild symptoms.
4 lialda a day.
3 entocort daily for the next few months
hyosamine for daytime
Bentyl for evening
Ferrous Sulfate(iron supplement)

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   Posted 4/27/2010 7:57 AM (GMT -6)   
"irritable-bowel conditions like Crohn's disease"...yikes
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   Posted 4/27/2010 9:48 AM (GMT -6)   
MMMNAVY said...
"irritable-bowel conditions like Crohn's disease"...yikes

I know!  aarghh....
33 y/o male. Dx'ed in 1999. No surgeries.

Current meds: Humira 2/27/09. Proferrin iron pills.

Tried SCD, didn't work, now avoiding gluten and dairy.

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