Diverticulosis (the condition of having diverticuli) is actually quite common in adults in this country. I've had them for quite a while.
As far as weight goes, I have proctosigmoiditis and don't really lose weight when flaring. Of course, during my entire flare I was on steroids, so that could've had something to do with it.
Infusions are just drugs given intravenously. Several of the newer biologic drugs like Remicade are given this way. With Remi, they mix the drug into the IV fluid and let it drip into your vein over about
a two hour period.
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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.