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   Posted 1/22/2009 3:02 PM (GMT -6)   
My name is Edward. I was diagnosed with UC about nine months ago. So far, it has been pretty mild compared to what many people go through but I know that it can get much worse without warning. Thanks for reading and I hope to learn and share info on this forum.

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Date Joined Dec 2008
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   Posted 1/22/2009 3:39 PM (GMT -6)   
welcome edward
38 yr old male, NE Ohio, diagnosed Aug 2008, but been with symptom since Nov 2007
30 mg pred, 9 balsalazide, rowesa nightly, 2 gemfibrozil, 1 norvasc, 1 metoprotol, 1 allopurinol, 2 probiotic, 2 aloe vera tabs
Following gluten free diet as well as spinach/sunflower regime
**down to 25 mg of pred 12/25/08 **down to 20mg of pred 1/7/09**down to 17.5 mg 1/22/09
MED CHANGE: 1/13/09-- 4 Lialda, 2 Pamine Forte, 1 Florajen3 probiotic, 2 Aloe Vera tabs, Rowesa every other night, 20 mg of Pred, Lomotil as needed, 2 gemfibrozil, 1 norvasc, 1 metoprotol, 1 allopurinol

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Date Joined Dec 2008
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   Posted 1/22/2009 5:30 PM (GMT -6)   
welcome! I too began with a mild case but it went down hill after a year or so. Now I am feeling pretty good, can't complain. :-)
Diagnosed with proctitis in March 2007 - Treated with Canasa 2x Daily
Diagnosed with UC December but had symptoms months ago - Treating with Asacol (feel hopeless)

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