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   Posted 10/6/2009 7:55 AM (GMT -7)   
Dr. Oz has a place on his website where we can ask questions. Do you all want to ask him to discuss IBD on his show? That way people can be correctly educated about it (i.e. it's not IBS).
And you don't have to give your personal info when asking a question.

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   Posted 10/6/2009 6:52 PM (GMT -7)   
No one? Just me then I guess--I did send him an email

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   Posted 10/6/2009 9:54 PM (GMT -7)   
Interesting since this topic was talked about recently. Maybe those who talked about it haven't been on here as of yet.

Definitely send an email....seems he touches on lots of topics. I wouldn't expect too much indepth info..but if he does illustrations, it'll be cool.

*Heather* Status: ...Asacol 3 twice daily; Salofalk enemas every 3rd night
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~UC meds: Asacol (3 @ 2x daily); Salofalk enemas nightly for flares & taper to maintenance 
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed; Ranitidine (reflux);  Effexor XR 75mg(depression);  Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma) 
~vitamins/minerals/supplementsProbiotics....(RenewLife Ultimate Flora Critical Care + Primadophilus Reuteri). @ bedtime
~various digestive enzymes as needed
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS"  worth it !!!

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   Posted 10/7/2009 6:27 AM (GMT -7)   
I sent him an email last week, I think! I love him, and I would love to see him discuss IBD on the show.  Even if he only touched on it, it would educate a lot of people-most people in my life (including myself) had never heard of UC before I was diagnosed with it.
34 years old, stay at home mom of 2 girls, ages 4 and 3 
Diagnosed in March 2007, symptoms started Dec. 2006
Currently on:
Asacol 6pills/day
Biweekly injections for Humira clinical trial-going well so far!!
Back on Canasa-causes terrible joint pain. 
Also take multivitamins, milk thistle, Femtrol, MegaFlora Plus, MegaZyme  and Peppermint Oil daily.

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