Not sure if you have heard this but thought I would share!
It seems that a group of scientists has found a gene carried by 50% of Crohn's disease sufferers, leading to hopes of a drug treatment.
Check out this article!
April 2004 - 2ft of small bowel removed plus complications due to abdominal abcesses - 6 weeks in hopsital
October 2006 - perianal abcess, surgery to have drain inserted
February 2007 - abcess wont heal surgery for temporary ileostomy, started Remicade
Oct 16th, 2008 - Surgery to reverse Ileostomy - in Remission first time ever!!