It is rare to hear of someone dying from IBD but this is the second post on the forum recently of another death of IBD'er. Another internet board I used to read several years ago had a post from the wife returning to tell of her husbands death and it was shocking to me to think this was a potential reality.
I am 50-something like the person you posted and the other person was a 24 year old.
IBD whether Crohn's or UC is a potentially fatal disease, something many may not be aware of.
We are all diminished by anyones death but in Jennifer Jaff's passing we have lost a powerful force for good.
Current diet=SCD+Paleo modified (some fruit+dairy OK now)
In remission April 2010 after 10 years of UC with no remission ever
Jan 2010 began SpecCarbDiet (modified to remove dairy, fruit & juices,)
Gluten-free=bleeding stopped in 3 days, 95% remission in 5.5 months on SCD
(9)Balsalazide+(2)Citrucel, mesalamine enema as needed (1) VSL#3 nightly
Post Edited (imagardener2) : 9/21/2012 5:58:13 AM (GMT-6)