I see Dr. Bawani in Libertyville since December 07. He's very personable, answers all my questions, and never rushes me out of the office. Also, very easy to get an appointment. I can send you contact information if needed.
How is your pred taper going?
UC since April 2006; first flare May 2007, hospitalized 28 days.
Remicade infusion brought symptoms under control, but caught MRSA infection from PICC line.
2nd Remicade at 14 weeks, severe reaction, no more Remicade.
tapering prednisone (10mg/day down from 60), started taper 4/10/08 (2.5mg every two weeks)
Humira - 1 shot every two weeks (since December 2007)
Calcium - 2x per day