I'm a Chinese born in the British colony of Hong Kong. Have been living in Vancouver, BC, Canada for 15 years.
Did someone say the Asians are less prone to IBD? Yes, none of my grandparents/parents/siblings have IBD. My husband and my daughter (21) are also fine. But me
UC since July 2006. Medications: Salofalk enema nightly.
Remission from Nov 2006 to Oct 2007. Then a bad cold and a bad flare till the present.
Pancolitis diagnosed in April 2008. Current medications: Salofalk enema/suppository, Salofalk tablets 500mg x 3/day, Azathioprine 50 mg. Warfarin for my Deep Vein Thrombosis which resulted from diarrheas and dehydration in Feb 2008.
Supplements: Probiotics, Calcium with Vitamin D, Vitamin B Complex, Vitamin C and psyllium capsule (Metamucil)