New York Times coverage of UC

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   Posted 6/6/2008 3:36 PM (GMT -6)   
FYI.... just published this afternoon

Brief essay on controversy surrounding when to have surgery for UC:


Interview with expert clinician regarding state of research, prospects for future, causes of diseaseā€¦.


Questions all patients should have answers to:


5 Things all UC-ers should do to maintain good health/disease management:


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   Posted 6/6/2008 5:49 PM (GMT -6)   
34 year old female, Diagnosed 5 years ago
Current Meds: Remicade every 6 weeks, Prednisone 20mg, Prevacid, Sustenex, Lialda, Lexapro (anxiety), Synthroid, Iron, vitamin, Fish Oil
Expecting first child 12/08 via gestational surrogate!!!!

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   Posted 6/6/2008 7:22 PM (GMT -6)   
Thank you - it is nice to see coverage to help promote awareness!!
Jessica 26/F 30mg pred
dicyclomine 10Mg as needed
Citalopram 20 MG
Culturelle once daily
omeprazole(for acid reflex)
Tried (Entorcort EC 9ml/day and Prednisone, Asacol ,colazal)

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   Posted 6/7/2008 9:00 AM (GMT -6)   
Amazing piece, I was looking forward to it since the last one. Good reading !
Jenn 26/female
Ulcerative Colitis Diagnosed May 2004
Sulfasalazine 500MG as needed <usually one pill a day> until I see my GI
Daily Vitamin for Women and Folic Acid
Currently in a flare since March 6 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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