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Date Joined Jun 2008
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   Posted 6/27/2008 11:54 AM (GMT -6)   
I keep running across messages that refer to spinach.  What avout spinach?  Does it help or hurt when you are in a flare?  I've never tried it.
Ulcerative Colitis (Pancolitis) diagnosed November 2007.  Hospitalized with C.Diff. January 2008 following a series of antibiotics taken for bronchitis. 
Prednisone 40 mg.  Tapered and discontinued March 2008.  Colazal 3 capsules three times a day.  Acidophilis 100 mg. 2 tabs/day,  Potassium Chloride 40 mg. daily, Ferrous Gluconate 400 mg. daily, Cholestyramine Granules I packet daily,  Cozaar 1 tab daily, Vytorin 1 tab daily.

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Date Joined Apr 2008
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   Posted 6/27/2008 12:27 PM (GMT -6)   
"I have discovered something that I think will help you too." Hi Jesssies mom, This is the post that people may be refering to when they talk about spinach. I just pushed it toward the top so you could find it easier. It is very interesting. Browse through it. Hope it helps, Bellski
Lori (Bellski)-age 43 from Illinois
Diagnosed February 2008 with Ulcerative Proctitis,
Currently: mild symptoms / flare ?
Medications:  Asacol 400mg X 6, Cymbalta 20 mg X 1,         Canasax X 2 Vitamins:  Calcium 600 + D X 2, Centrum, Citrucel caplets, Probiotics
High fiber diet
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Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 274
   Posted 6/27/2008 8:52 PM (GMT -6)   
I can't eat the can of spinach it's just.. yucky. So I have resorted to using spinach instead of ice burg lettuce in my salads... least its some spinach in my diet!
Jenn 26/female
Ulcerative PANCOLITIS diagnosed 2004
Asacol 3 pills once/day
Daily Vitamin for Women and Folic Acid
Currently in a flare since March 6 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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