why do doctors make idiotic statements like:“I asked, ‘is this going to get me back up and moving again?' And he said, ‘To be honest, I don't think you're ever going to get out of this bed.' ''
Many, many people believe doctors as though they are God and would live up to what they are told. Why tell someone something like that when it hurts rather than helps their condition.
Your brother gives credit to his family for his recovery. Your daughter is in good hands and I like her chances for remission and a good life.
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