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Malibu05
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   Posted 10/17/2007 3:43 PM (GMT -7)   
Does anybody know of any organization that gives scholarships to people with Chrons disease? I remember seeing something in my doctors office a long time ago and I can't remember what it was. I'm going to try to go back to school in January and can use all the financial help I can get!

Susanknits
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   Posted 10/17/2007 4:07 PM (GMT -7)   
The CCFa has a scholarship available to its members. try their website for info
48 year old female, dx with Crohn's 12/04 probably had it for 30 years. On Entecort, Pentasa, imipramine, vitamins. didn't respond to 6MP, Remicade or methotrexate. CT Scan shows several strictures with proximal dilatation and a 12" section that's inflamed.


njmom
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   Posted 10/17/2007 9:56 PM (GMT -7)   
UCB offers academic scholarships for people with Crohn's.
Daughter (20) Dx'd Crohn's 3/06. Misdiagnosed for two years, including by top pediatric Crohn's specialist as stress and needing more fiber but landed in hospital in 3/06 with cramps, vomiting, stricture. Now in remission with Entocort 3 mg (one pill), SCD multivitamin, yogurt, vit D3 1800IU, 900+ mg calcium, 50 mg B complex vit, 25 mg iron. No longer on SCD diet.   
 


MMMNAVY
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   Posted 10/18/2007 6:31 AM (GMT -7)   
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