Thanks for all your kind words of support regarding my dad and his ileostomy

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anne h
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   Posted 12/16/2007 5:35 PM (GMT -6)   
I would Just like to thank all of you for your kind words of support regarding my father and the difficult time he is having with his ileostomy.  I have contacted the local mental health team and they have come out and assesed him as having severe depression due to the surgery etc.  He has started anti-depressant tablets and doing calming dowm exercises known as the Callahan technique.  This seems to be calming him down now so only time will tell. Once again thank you all very much.

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   Posted 12/16/2007 8:37 PM (GMT -6)   
glad to hear he is gettign some help

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   Posted 12/16/2007 10:17 PM (GMT -6)   
Please let us know how he is getting along in the days to come.
Diagnosed with CD in 1979, many resections and meds
Perm Ileostomy July 1984 at Cleveland Clinic
Disease free since surgery 

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