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   Posted 11/13/2007 5:04 PM (GMT -6)   
The Crohn's Disease Work Group, Steering Committee chaired by Stephen Hanauer, M.D.
Educational resource for GI's working with Crohn's patients.  Its a great resource for self learning.  This was developed for physicians, but great tool for us!

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   Posted 11/13/2007 6:13 PM (GMT -6)   
Awesome website. Thanks for sharing! I will mention it to my GI as well.


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   Posted 11/13/2007 6:51 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks for the info. lol gail

Mormor Vicky
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   Posted 11/13/2007 7:38 PM (GMT -6)   
I just spent 2 hours of my birthday looking at that website. I think I'm going to have my hubby make dinner now. Thank you so much for sharing. tongue
Vicky / 47 years old
DX'd with Crohn's during a resection August 2006
DX'd with Steriod induced Diabetes November 2006
Considered in Clinical remission but have minor signs of disease activity
Daughter (26) also has Crohn's since she was 12.
Currently on 4000mg of Pentasa only for Crohn's
No longer able to take 6-MP because of Bone-Marrow Suppression
Cymbalta, Metformin, Lipitor

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   Posted 11/13/2007 7:53 PM (GMT -6)   
This website is awesome, thanks!
26 year old female  diagnosed with severe Crohn's in Sept. 2007-suspected that I've had it for at least 3 yrs; diagnosed with anemia Aug. 2007. Currently taking Pentasa 500mg/8x daily; Entocort 3mg/3x daily; Percocet/Ultram for pain; Protonix 40mg---was on Flagyl/Cipro for two weeks,(a few weeks ago), was supposed to be on it for three weeks but the cramping and diarrhea it caused made me stop
Now on Prednisone 40mg, stopped Entocort while on pred.
Ferrous Sulfate 325mg/daily for anemia

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   Posted 11/13/2007 8:35 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks...can't wait to check it out!

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   Posted 11/14/2007 5:07 AM (GMT -6)   
thanks.....can't wait to delve into it
Newbie - 35 yrs old Diagnosed: 08/03/07
Asacol 3x day
Imuran 50MG 3 x day
Lamictal 125 MG/day for bioloar II

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   Posted 11/14/2007 5:55 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi oustanding website. thank you.
Hi, I am teddybearweiser, I am a male.
I was diagnosed with crohns disease when i was admitted to the hospital
in 1992, in Jan of 1993 I was back in the hospital for surgery for my crohns. I had part of my right colon resectioned with ilecolonstomy.
 My GI doctor has me on Asacol, Dicyclomine,Imuran,Celebrex and Remicade. B-12 injection once a month.
My Internest doctor has me on Lisnopril-HTCZ and Folic Acid. Diagnosed
with Osteoarthritis July 2007

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   Posted 11/14/2007 8:41 AM (GMT -6)   
Great web site, thanks.
Crohn's Disease   
Too many surgeries, ileostomy6MP for maintenance.

Sad Mom!
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Date Joined Aug 2007
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   Posted 11/14/2007 8:54 AM (GMT -6)   

Hello everybody,

Just wondering, I took a peak and it says to register as a member but it's only for professional healthcare.  nono   I am not sure what to do! Any risks?


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   Posted 11/14/2007 9:56 AM (GMT -6)   
Anyone can register, it's free.

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   Posted 11/14/2007 10:38 AM (GMT -6)   
Sad Mom,

There is just a warning on the T & C that says if you are not a medical professional that you should not use the site to diagnose yourself, etc. As jdiane said, anyone can register. Just put yourself as "Other Professional". :)


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Date Joined Oct 2007
Total Posts : 149
   Posted 11/14/2007 1:23 PM (GMT -6)   
Thank for the info cool site.
Crohns for 11 years
1 surgery so far
2 times in hospital for blockages
B12 Injections

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