how can i find a support group in the area?

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angelxe1
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   Posted 5/15/2009 7:04 AM (GMT -6)   
anyone know how one goes about finding a support group?

aside from here of course.
28 yrs old
Diagnosed in 97 with Ulcerative Colitis
Diagnosed in 2005 with Fibromyalgia

Prednisone up to 15mg from 10mg
Sulfasalazine 8 a day (500mg each)
and a bunch of other stuff (so many pills ahhhh)
Starting 6-mp


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Rio in Maryland
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   Posted 5/15/2009 7:09 AM (GMT -6)   
You could contact your local CCFA office and see if they have any support groups in place. When I last checked with the CCFA in my area (DC metro) they listed a few places that had monthly get togethers.
Rio, 33 year old male. Diagnosed with UC in 2006
100 mg Azathioprine (stopped), 4800 mg Asacol
VSL#3 x 3 times a day, Metamucil wafers
Vitamin E enema or Asacol enema occasionally
Spinach & sunflower seed diet / Juicing spinach and carrots


angelxe1
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   Posted 5/15/2009 7:22 AM (GMT -6)   
thank you
i did find them but they dont meet for two more weeks so i was hoping to find another group.
28 yrs old
Diagnosed in 97 with Ulcerative Colitis
Diagnosed in 2005 with Fibromyalgia

Prednisone up to 15mg from 10mg
Sulfasalazine 8 a day (500mg each)
and a bunch of other stuff (so many pills ahhhh)
Starting 6-mp


mother of two cats

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