Great news! Just heard last night that the NORD program is being reinstated for 2018!!!!
Just emailed NORD and will call them on Monday to see about
getting back into the patient assistance program for VSL #3-DS! Neither of my insurances cover medical foods so I'm really hoping I can get these probiotics back. They help tremendously with regularity and having vaguely normal bowel movements. I can tell the difference between a day when I take two sachets, one sachet, or no sachets. Had a colonoscopy last week and after a year of VSL #3-DS and a half year of adding Delzicol to the mix, it seems like my guts are happy about
32-year-old radar astronomer/grad student
Symtoms from June 2008; diagnosed in 2009 with ulcerative colitis; 2013 with Crohn's
(which started after six weeks in Ghana and a bout of gastroenteritis...)
Successfully tapered off of budesonide - ask me how!
4 Lialda; 4 Delzicol; 1 Rowasa daily; VSL #3-DS; usual assortment of vitamins
Gluten-free since March 2009; mostly low-carbohydrate these day