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Date Joined Apr 2010
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   Posted 7/9/2010 3:14 PM (GMT -6)   
Good news!

I have an appt. with the Mayo clinic on the 21st of July. Hopefully they can help, I have too many people telling me too many things, I am going to the best of the best. If you are the praying type, go ahead and toss one up the the Big Guy will ya?

30yo/male/western NY
Dx with Crohns in 2001- Asacol and diet beat it into remission in 2004.
Nov. 2009- Crohns is back!
Medical Issues- ADHD, anxiety, depression, kidney stones
Meds- Vyvanse, Lexapro, Xanax, Darvocet, Cimzea

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Date Joined Jun 2006
Total Posts : 229
   Posted 7/9/2010 4:12 PM (GMT -6)   
Will definitely throw a prayer or two up for you! Good luck! You will be in good hands!
Crohn's Disease for 18 years.. 1st Resection June 2009 developed anastomostic leak and EC fistula. 2nd Resection, April 1, 2010-to fix leak and fistula-feeling fabulous now.  Taking 100mg Imuran for maintenance. 

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Date Joined Sep 2007
Total Posts : 317
   Posted 7/9/2010 6:47 PM (GMT -6)   
Great! let us know how it goes.
Official dx September 2007.
currently flaring (June 2010) with colitis
Medications: Pentasa, Omeprazole, Prednisone, 6MP
History of hypothyroid (dx 2004, take Levoxyl), and gall bladder surgery (1997).
47 years old; single mom to three wonderful kids, ages 12 to 18.

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Date Joined Mar 2005
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   Posted 7/9/2010 11:29 PM (GMT -6)   
which Mayo? i'm seeing a doc at Mayo in Scottsdale on the 22nd...
my GI referred me- said this guy is one of the best in the country-
handles the really tough cases- although that's not how i'd describe mine...
36 year old male living in AZ.  Diagnosed with Crohns at age of 15.
Currently on 30 mg prednisone.  still taking Asacol.  Just had 3rd Remicade infusion 3 weeks ago
In the middle of a bad flare now for over a year...lost almost 30 lbs. -- gained most of it back now.

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   Posted 7/10/2010 1:15 PM (GMT -6)   
You're in good hands w/Mayo. God smiles down on them and those Mayo helps. My family has been going to Mayo in MN for more than 50 years whenever we're not getting satisfactory answers locally. In my 52 years of occasional Mayo visits we've had what I consider three "miracles at Mayo". Hubby and I have "Mended at Mayo" t-shirts AND "Repaired in Rochester" t-shirts. :-) We're believers.

Which gastro are you scheduled with? I see Dr Tremaine.

Good luck and God bless.
My computer says I need to upgrade my brain to be compatible with its new software.

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