Please welcome new forum moderator Judilyn!

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dakotagirl
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   Posted 1/18/2008 10:03 AM (GMT -7)   
We're so happy to have you on board!

tjf
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   Posted 1/18/2008 10:04 AM (GMT -7)   
Whoo hoo!
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100mg Azathioprine, 2 Fibercon, Colazal-9 a day, Acidopholis Pearls, Nexium

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WhiteSox1
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   Posted 1/18/2008 10:09 AM (GMT -7)   
Congrats!
Pancolitis - Diagnosed on 9/6/07
Asacol 4 pills 3x's daily
Imuran 125mg.
Prednisone 15mg.
Multi-Vitamins
Calcium with Vit. D Tablets


Old Hat
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   Posted 1/18/2008 10:14 AM (GMT -7)   
Congratulations, Judilyn. Where is KitKat Baker? I'm wondering if she gave a notice that I missed ... / Old Hat (nearly 30 yrs with left-sided UC ... [etc.])

Red_34
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   Posted 1/18/2008 11:15 AM (GMT -7)   
No, Katina is still around. Just not posting as much. She's got a lot on her plate right now.

Super congrats to Judy!
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~Left sided Uc -'92 - Colazal (9 daily), 6mp (50-100mgs), Colocort, Prilosec, Biotin, Forvia, Pro-Bio**Unable to tolerate Asacol, Rowasa or Canasa** ~Allergies - Allegra & Singulair
~Secondary Reynauds Syndrome - '04 - Norvasc~Fibromyalgia - '06~No meds
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Beth75
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   Posted 1/18/2008 11:17 AM (GMT -7)   
congrats!!
Beth, 32
Major Flare Sept/Oct 07 ~ working on remission almost there
UC Diagnosed March 2000 (30 cenitmeters)
Azathioprine 200mg 1xday nightly; Calcium and Vit D 500mg 3xday, Multi Vit, Folic Acid 400mg 2xday, Probiotics.
Minimal Change Disease (Kidney Disorder) Diagnosed Sept 2007
Prednisone 60/40mg alt days 1xday, Simvastatin 20mg 1xday, Diovan 160mg 2xday. Potassium 600mg 2xday, Fosomax 70mg 1xweek. MCD may be from hypersensitivty to 5ASA drugs.


Old Hat
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   Posted 1/18/2008 12:37 PM (GMT -7)   
O.K., thanks for update on KitKat, Sherry! She is missed! / Old Hat

UCinNC
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   Posted 1/18/2008 1:24 PM (GMT -7)   
excellent about Judilyn. I always appreciate her perspective.
29/Female/NC
Pancolitis dx 3/07
9 Colazal a day (used to be on 12 Asacol, don't think Asacol helped)
150mg Imuran/day (steroid dependent, reached this dose 9/07)
Various vitamins, bit of fish oil, a probiotic.


MitzMN
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   Posted 1/18/2008 3:23 PM (GMT -7)   
Judilyn is a real gem and I'm sure she'll be a fabulous moderator -- just like the batch who she's joining. Real pros, one and all!

Congrats, Judilyn!

Mitz
Sporadic proctitis since about 1985. Mother had J-pouch surgery 1983.
DX'd with clostridium difficile in 2000. Pred, two courses of Flagyl, then Vancomycin finally got rid of it. 2001 colonoscopy dx'd left-sided UC. . Treated with prednisone, Rowasa, Asacol. Asacol not working, switched to Imuran. Three small flares since in 2002, 2005, and 2007, brought under control with steroid and Rowasa enemas. Lap Chole performed October 26, 2007, after gall bladder attack in June, '07.
Daily meds: 100 mg Azathioprine and 225 mg Effexor XR (for chronic, longstanding depression), many vitamins and Primadophilus Reuteri


jayce
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   Posted 1/18/2008 3:30 PM (GMT -7)   
Judylin has always been responsive to me -and i'm a nervous wreck of a mom, her answers are thoughtful and educated, as well as compassionate -i appreciate the work of all the moderators-thanks
Mom to 19 year old daughter diagnosed 11/07.
asacol 2 3x daily-discontinued
colazal 3 3x daily/switched to 4 4x daily
proctofoam 3x daily/1-2xdaily
mesalamine enema 1x daily
canasa suppostiories 3x daily /switched to court supp 1-2x daily
culturelle probiotic 1 daily/switched to danon activiea?
chewable vitamin
hydrocortisone enema at bed time


jano437
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   Posted 1/18/2008 4:01 PM (GMT -7)   
Congrats
Diagnosed July 2005 with Pancolitis
Asacol 4 tabs 3 times daily
Pro-Bio
Forvia
calcium
Diosmin(for leg and vein support)


jujub
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   Posted 1/18/2008 6:17 PM (GMT -7)   
Thank you all! Seems everyone knew before me - I worked late today, and the forums are a no-no from my office. I've received so much help from this forum, I thought it would be right to give back a little.
Judy
 
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Asacol, Rowasa, Pentasa, Prednisone, Entocort, Azathioprine
Colazal,  Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri.
In remission since April, 2006. Remicade has been my wonder drug.
 


Bennie
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   Posted 1/18/2008 8:38 PM (GMT -7)   
Yay to having another fabulous moderator on the forum! Congrats!
--Mom of bratcat (16 years old)--
bratcat was diagnosed with pancolitis October 2006
Current meds:
Asacol - 3 pills/3Xday, 5 mg prednisone, 2 tabs 6-mp
 
11/14/06 - started prednisone; 1/28/07 - finished prednisone!
3/3/07 - began to taper off hydrocortisone sloowwly! Summer 2007 - slowly began tapering Rowasa. 9/07 -- flaring? Nightly Rowasa. 9/21/07 -- added hydrocortisone enemas. 9/30/07--added prednisone. 10/31--started 6-mp, stopped the enemas. Started lowering prednisone.


philly-fan
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   Posted 1/19/2008 6:09 AM (GMT -7)   
Thanks Judylin for being a moderator!
Steve


Asacol 1200mg-3x a day

Probiotic=metagenics ultra flora plus DF

Hydrocortizone when needed

Off the prednesone since September 8th (omg)


Heart meds

Lipitor,Toprol, aspirin 81

synthroid


marty1976
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   Posted 1/19/2008 7:14 AM (GMT -7)   

I'm sure you will be a great mod. You've been here long enough and your experience will be a great help to many i'm sure.

                  Glad you took the jump!!

                               mARTY


                                     keep the faith 

         asacol/proctifoam/Zoton (lansoprazole)/propranalol



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quincy
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   Posted 1/19/2008 1:25 PM (GMT -7)   
Thanks Judy for taking the time to moderate! As I've stated with all the others....I promise to be "good".

q
*Heather*Status: mini flare Dec 28... increased enemas to nightly
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~5ASA: Asacol (6 daily) + Salofalk enemas (increase for flares tapered to maintenance)
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed
~vitamins/minerals/supplements 
~Probiotic 3(Natural Factors Protec) bedtime + 1 (Primadophilus Reuteri) occasionally
~multi-digestive enzymes as needed ....bromelain 1 - 2x daily
~Ranitidine,Pariet (reflux) Effexor XR 75mg;  Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma)
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS"  worth it !!!


Dansky
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   Posted 1/19/2008 2:53 PM (GMT -7)   
Congratulations Judilyn.

Dave
Dansky Co-moderator UC forum
 TAKE FLYING LESSONS ON A MOUNTAIN BIKE TODAY!
Azathioprine, Beloc-Zok, Calcichew, Citalopram Hydrobromide, Dihydrocodeine, Mydocalm, Paracetamol, Pariet, Prednisolone, Sulfasalazine, Zopiclone.
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jujub
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   Posted 1/19/2008 3:07 PM (GMT -7)   
Thank you again. It's nice to feel so welcome. :-)
Judy
 UC Forum Moderator
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Asacol, Rowasa, Pentasa, Prednisone, Entocort, Azathioprine
Colazal,  Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri.
In remission since April, 2006. Remicade has been my wonder drug.
 


Lonie
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   Posted 1/21/2008 4:53 PM (GMT -7)   
Hey Judy, congrats! Sorry I'm a little late in the game but I've been traveling since last week. Glad to have you aboard, you are fabulous!
Carol

Remicade - will have my 20th infusion on February 21.
Imuran - 100 mgs....taken before bedtime
Vitamin B-12/Biotin, Probiotics

"Life is short -- make fun of it"
 
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Sideshowbob
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   Posted 1/22/2008 9:45 PM (GMT -7)   
good times sister!
35 year old Male, Husband, Father of the best three kids in the universe.
First Flare was February 2005. Diagnosed June 2005-left-sided Colitis, suspect it has since spread. Started 4000 mg Oral Salofalk June 2005-stopped January 2007. Remission until November 2006. Been in a flare to various degrees since November 2006 to February 2007. Currently in remission.
Presently on 0 mg Prednisone-down from 60 mg!
Weekly 4000 mg Salofalk enemas.
Daily 4000 mg Salofalk oral.
Started Omeprazole 20 mg February 2007.
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