When I was still going 15 times a day even with steroids, my pcp told me I had type 2 diabetes, probably from long-term steroids. I completely broke down right there in her office. We talked, she started me on Zoloft, and within a couple of weeks I started to feel much better.
A huge percentage of people with chronic illness have depression. And you've had some serious losses recently. You have every right to feel depressed, and every right to feel better. Please talk to your doctor about
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Moderate to severe left-sided UC diagnosed 2001.
Flared for 5 years, finally in remission with Remicade since March 2006.
Avascular necrosis in both shoulders is my "forever" gift from steroids.
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri.
"My life is an ongoing medical adventure"