Ivy, this is really interesting! I'm never sure what I would do in that situation if given the option of stem cell treatment because of the steps it implies and the death risk, but I think it's a step in the right direction and that it truly is amazing if it works. I'll have to look into this particular treatment more..really fascinating.
20 years old, Diagnosed with moderate to severe Crohn's and Colitis in May of 2008.
Prednisone 20 mg, pentasa 2 pills 4x a day, bentyl as needed, omeprazole in the morning, multivitamin, humira every other week, and good probiotics.
Surgery for ectopic pregnancy most likely the result of severe Crohn's inflammation in July of 2008.
Attempting a diet without refined sugars, high fat content, bleached or bromated flour, most dairy, red meat, and avoiding anything spicy like the plague. Also refuse to eat anything with trans fat or high fructose/corn syrup.
"He who has a why to live for can bear with almost any how."