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Red_34
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   Posted 4/17/2009 8:05 AM (GMT -6)   
I just got an email from the CCFA that the Restroom Access Act has been approved by Granholm!  Yay for us!  yeah
 
To see more about this, go to: http://www.ccfa.org/chapters/michigan/
 
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geminisunset
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   Posted 4/17/2009 8:29 AM (GMT -6)   
Yay!! Thanks for sharing this. :)
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Diagnosed w/IBS: Oct. 2006
Diagnosed w/UC: Jan. 2007 (proctitis), July 2008 (pancolitis)
Medications: Canasa (helped the first flare when it was just proctitis); Rowasa enemas (did not help as the following colonoscopy confirmed pancolitis); Lialda (2 pills in the morning, 2 pills in the evening, soon to be 2 pills in the morning only once I'm off steriods); Prednisone; Protonix (only took while on prednisone); Remicade infusions, started at 5mg/kg, increased in March to 7.5mg/kg (started Aug 2008 - 6 infusions so far, next infusion on 4/30 continuing every 8 weeks); Zyrtec-D (for allergies); Toprol (a generic form, 25 mg, for a rapid heart rate)
Supplements: Women's One-a-day multi-vitamin; Super B-complex w/vitamin C, Iron supplements, Omega-3 Fish Oil (coated, not sure how much except one soft-gel daily), Aloe Vera supplement (two daily), Acidopholis
Diet: Spinach and Sunflower seed butter diet (starting 3/21/09)
Current Status: Reached remission for a few weeks in October 2008, but symptoms returned after I allowed myself to enjoy wine again.... gave up wine and have not been in full remission again yet. 


Zippy123
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   Posted 4/17/2009 8:46 AM (GMT -6)   
I still wish I lived in Canada. smilewinkgrin

jano437
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   Posted 4/17/2009 1:48 PM (GMT -6)   
That is good news, now if we can get it in all states
Diagnosed July 2005 with Pancolitis
Asacol 4 tabs 3 times daily
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Red_34
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   Posted 4/17/2009 4:02 PM (GMT -6)   
Yes, that would be ideal wouldn't it Janice?
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basa0806
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   Posted 4/17/2009 4:10 PM (GMT -6)   
We've had this in MN for a while now. I've never actually had to use it but it's nice knowing it's an option! I'm glad to hear more states are adopting it! :)
Sam(antha)
20 year old college student diagnosed in March 2005
Remission since January/April 2006- THREE YEARS!! YAY!!!!
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