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Nate in NY
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Date Joined Mar 2010
Total Posts : 66
   Posted 5/10/2010 1:38 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi all-
Have been spending a bit of time on the UC board(wishful thinking right?) but today was given a definite diagnosis of CD. Probably won't hear a lot from me but I hope to learn a lot from you.
I am from Upstate NY and my docs are Ed Lee,MD(surgeon) and Richard MacDermott,MD(GI) at Albany Med.
Crohn's 5/10,Bilateral Uveitis
Sigmoid Colectomy x3 January 2009,loop Ileostomy reversed Memorial Day 2009,Gallbladder out the same time(Failed from TPN,or starvation!)
Psyllium and Flax seeds, Metamucil(not sugar free)PB-8 probiotic,absolutely no Inulin or chicory root,lots and lots of raw cabbage.

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Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 14995
   Posted 5/10/2010 1:45 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Nate in NY and welcome to the Crohns forum. You will find alot of support here. We look forward to hearing more from you. Hugs!
Gail*Nanners* Co-Moderator for Crohns Disease 
Crohn's Disease for over 34 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, Calcium, Vit D, and Xanax prn. Resections in 2002 & 2005. Also diagnosed w/ Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, & Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission, but my joints are going crazy!
*Every tomorrow has two handles.  We can take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith"*

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Date Joined Apr 2010
Total Posts : 72
   Posted 5/10/2010 3:34 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Nate,

Welcome...glad to have you. Always willing to chat if need be. Lots and lots of support here, as Nanners has said. Do check in and let us know how you are doing. Some seem to be on here more often than others, but there are plenty who browse thru the forum just to keep up to date with everyone. Very supportive group - cant reiterate that enough. Jump in anytime, Im sure others will agree! Here from you again.

37y/o female from Australia
Dx: crohns april 2010
Meds: Currently : prednisone, calcium, vit d, nexium, probiotics, fish oil

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