UPDATE on Edmonton OIlers Pisani!!

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njguy69
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   Posted 5/1/2008 4:58 AM (GMT -6)   
Pisani was diagnosed with UC last year and threatened his career. Here is his update. I don't follow the NHL to closely but He's been back on the ice!!

http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/sports/story.html?id=aede265c-bf6c-4c0a-b8a1-aa74c3f17172
aka. uc veteran

Asacol - four a day
6 MP - 1 tab. a day
Remicade - every eight weeks.

Post Edited (xtremefit) : 5/1/2008 5:02:39 AM (GMT-6)


dakotagirl
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   Posted 5/1/2008 6:54 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks for the update! It's always good to hear stories about how people recover and get back with their lives. Also, another high profile person to get the word out :) I'm glad he's well.
Pan-colitis and GERD diagnosed May 2003
Osteopenia diagnosed Feb 2006
Status:  Flaring :(
 
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WhiteSox1
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   Posted 5/1/2008 7:00 AM (GMT -6)   
Because of Pisani's diagnoses , I've followed him and his team throughout the season and to do what he does with a disease like ours is amazing and inspiring.
Pancolitis - Diagnosed on 9/6/07
Asacol 4 pills 3x's daily
Imuran 150mg.
Canasa
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Calcium with Vit. D Tablets


njguy69
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   Posted 5/1/2008 8:02 AM (GMT -6)   
My very own personal story mirrors Pisani's. We're both athlete's that didn't let this disease stop us. Plus, I myself was down to either Remicade or surgery just like Pisani.

aka. uc veteran

Asacol - four a day
6 MP - 1 tab. a day
Remicade - every eight weeks.


Sideshowbob
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   Posted 5/1/2008 5:28 PM (GMT -6)   
I recommend the book "its not about the bike" by lance armstrong. its inspiring and along these lines....
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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