Japanese prime minister has severe UC

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Severin
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Date Joined Oct 2007
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   Posted 1/11/2008 4:25 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi all. I want to publicly write a huge thankyou to the bravery of Mr Shinzo Abe, former prime minister of Japan for having the massive courage to stand up in a country where its better to save face no matter what, rather then admit weakness - and announce that he suffers severe Ulcerative Colitis.

The News Story of interest can be found on Australia's news.com, but I expect it will appear in many international tabloids.

Another thread earlier was discussing if you do/do not hide your UC from those around you. I answered "no" because the more people who know of UC the better as it will help break down the taboo of the subject and help others with UC. People worry less when they understand more.
"We are dreamers, shapers, singers and makers..." - Elric, elder Technomage
    - 2xColazide, twice a day; 1x6-mp twice a day; 1xAbatacept 10mg/kg per month;
    - 1xZinc per day, 2xScoop of Sustagen Sport per day;
    - 1xBIOCeuticals UltraBiotic 45 per day, 1xBIOCeuticals SB FlorActiv per day;
    - 1xHeaped teaspoon of Metamucil smooth orange powder 3 times a day.

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