turned in my medical and sugical records today

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Johnny K
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Date Joined Apr 2009
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   Posted 4/21/2009 4:37 PM (GMT -6)   
Hey all i got my clearance from my doctor today so i went up to my recruiter and spent about 2 hours going through the paper work... he's got me started with my application and all that but he said i hace to go before the medical review board and may or may not have to go down to meps multiple times. fingers crossed that the'll accept me and my recruiter thinks they will but he said to be prepared to be told no. any thoughts?
21 Male in Michigan
Dioganosed with UC: sept 2000
J-pouch Surgery: august 2008
Feeling wonderful and hoping I can help :)

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Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 105
   Posted 4/21/2009 5:06 PM (GMT -6)   
No idea how the process will work, but wishing you well in this. I think it is amazing that you want to do this. You must be a very strong young man. Best of luck and let us know what you find out.
37 y/o female
non-specific colitis dx. 2007
ulcerative colits dx. 2009
diverticular disease dx. 2009
Colazal-current, but not working yet

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Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 2855
   Posted 4/21/2009 5:46 PM (GMT -6)   
Good luck, darlin'!
fingers crossed!
49 year old female attorney, diagnosed UC/pancolitis 1985, no surgery but much suffering. Asacol/5ASA 6x400 mg maintenance for 20+ years; use prednisone & Rowasa for flares. 
August 2008 sought care of naturopathic doctor. Food sensitivity test showed wheat/gluten, other intolerances; eliminated wheat/gluten from my diet. Probiotics (Ultimate Flora, 50 billion). 
Bad flare in March, seasonal? Back on prednisone 40mg, down to 10mg so far so good... Humira denied, started Remicade 4/12 and doing great~ 

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